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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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A single command for each building or entity results in a comprehensive, cohesive report packet with table of contents, reports, appendixes, and other required materials, printed in page order and collated.
The information may then be collated, compared with the foundry's operations plan, the effects assessed and decisions confidently made as to any corrective actions needed.
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The British singles charts were first compiled in 1952, when music paper NME collated sales of records at a handful of music shops.
The results are collated on a cartridge within the booth, which is then removed and downloaded onto a computer after polling stations have closed.
COLLATED SCORES Collated scores and totals after Algarve Open de Portugal, Vale do Lobo: (Gbr & Irl unless stated, par 72): (x) denotes amateurs.
Tenders are invited for Class 3 Printing of Book Publications Bound and Collated
Each jockey was photographed holding the book and the photographs have been collated and framed.