a box or other container used to collect offerings of money, especially in a church.
noun 1. 1 (def 7). [pleyt] /pleɪt/ noun 1. a shallow, usually circular dish, often of earthenware or porcelain, from which food is eaten. 2. the contents of such a dish; plateful. 3. an entire course of a meal served on such a dish: I had the vegetable plate for lunch. 4. the food and […]
[kuh-lek-tiv] /kəˈlɛk tɪv/ adjective 1. formed by . 2. forming a whole; combined: the collective assets of a corporation and its subsidiaries. 3. of or characteristic of a group of individuals taken together: the collective wishes of the membership. 4. organized according to the principles of collectivism: a collective farm. noun 5. . 6. a […]
noun 1. the contract, written or oral, made between an employer or employers and a union on behalf of all the employees represented by the union. 2. the schedule of wages, rules, and working conditions agreed upon. noun 1. a negotiated agreement, which is not enforceable at law, between an employer and employees’ representatives, covering […]
noun 1. the process by which wages, hours, rules, and working conditions are negotiated and agreed upon by a union with an employer for all the employees collectively whom it represents. noun 1. negotiation between one or more trade unions and one or more employers or an employers’ organization on the incomes and working conditions […]