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noun analogical procedure, analogy, appositeness, ascertainment, balance, check, checking, comparative estimate, comparison, confirmation, contrast, correlation, cross-check, determination, differentiation, examination, juxtaposition, relation
Associated concepts: collation of seals, collation of the propprty in an estate

COLLATION, descents. A term used in the laws of Louisiana. Collation -of goods is the supposed or real return to the mass of the succession, which an heir makes of the property he received in advance of his share or otherwise, in order that such property may be divided, together with the other effects of the succession. Civil Code of Lo. art. 1305.
     2. As the object of collation is to equalize the heirs, it follows that those things are excluded from collation, which the heir acquired by an onerous title from the ancestor, that is, where he gave a valuable consideration for them. And upon the same principle, if a co-heir claims no share of the estate, he is not bound to collate. Qui non vult hereditatem, non cogitur ad collationem. See Id. art. 1305 to 1367; And @Hotchpot.

COLLATION, eccl. law. The act by which the bishop, who has the bestowing of a benefice, gives it to an incumbent. T. L.

COLLATION, practice. The comparison of a copy with its original, in order to ascertain its correctness and conformity; the report of the officer who made the comparison, is also called a collation.

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He attached to his suit two sets of documents, with one set, marked Exhibit 1, said to be showing that 'the summaries of results from wards and local government areas that make up the senatorial district were finally compiled on March 29, 2015, as the date on each of these forms read the same collation date.
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In a speech during the opening of the Symposium, Minister of Justice Najim al-Ahmed said that the Ministry will not spare any effort in its legal battle for prosecuting the states and persons who have been responsible for shedding the blood of the Syrians and the crimes of the US-led collation against one of the positions of the Syrian Arab Army last September.
Warren said an air raid carried out by the collation on 24 December killed Sherif Al-Moazen, who has a direct link with Abdelhameed Abaoud, a primary planner of the Paris attacks.
The participation of the Sudanese troops at this stage will boost the achievements of the Arab collation in its effort to restore Yemen's legitimacy, he added.
Le transporteur national Tunisair "n'est pas en mesure d'assurer les prestations de repas et de collations sur ses vols en raison de l'arret de l'approvisionnement par son prestataire de catering actuel Tunisie Catering", a indique mercredi, la compagnie dans un communique.
Not only does this high speed maximise the throughput of the machine, it also allows it to efficiently perform the 4x1 collation that is needed for the latest slim shelf-ready packs, which are becoming increasingly popular with retailers.
According to Chambliss, Master Extrusion's collation shrink film is already opening eyes at several key beverage makers: "One of the major water manufacturers confirmed a 15% increase in uptime when using our film compared with what they had been using.
As for Lucretius 1515, collation of our vellum cops (it's the basis of the map) with paper ones reveals that vellum quires * and q were also reset, presumably in the following year, when the Ovid was printed--despite the fact that (as you can see on q6r) "IANVARIO M.
The dissemination of information based on relevant material for identification, collation and assessment and conservation would be through a web based portal, publications, audio/visual (CDs, digital prints, etc.
Some NPP officials actually believe that the faxes that were sent from collation centres to the EC headquarters, might have been intercepted en route by electronic experts hired by the NDC, who would then doctor the figures, and then send the faxes on their way again.
Later on Afghan National Army and Collation forces also shared important information about the presence of the militants.