1) ADJ: ADJ n An author's collected works or letters are all their works or letters published in one book or in a set of books.

...the collected works of Rudyard Kipling...

His collected poems have just been published.

2) ADJ-GRADED: usu v-link ADJ If you say that someone is collected, you mean that they are very calm and self-controlled, especially when they are in a difficult or serious situation.

Police say she was cool and collected during her interrogation.

3) See also collect

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Collected — may refer to: Collected (Black n Blue album) Collected (Massive Attack album) Collected (k os album) Collected (DVD), a DVD by Nine Inch Nails See also Collected Poems (disambiguation) Collected Stories (disambiguation) Collected works… …   Wikipedia

  • Collected — Collected …   Википедия

  • Collected — Compilation par Massive Attack Sortie 2006 Genre Trip Hop Producteur Robert Del Naja et Neil Davidge Label Virgin …   Wikipédia en Français

  • collected — collected; un·collected; …   English syllables

  • collected — [kə lek′tid] adj. 1. gathered together; assembled [the collected works of Poe] 2. in control of oneself; calm and self possessed SYN. COOL collectedly adv. collectedness n …   English World dictionary

  • Collected — Col*lect ed, a. 1. Gathered together. [1913 Webster] 2. Self possessed; calm; composed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • collected — index composite, conglomerate, dispassionate, miscellaneous, nonchalant, placid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • collected — composed, *cool, unruffled, imperturbable, unflappable, nonchalant Analogous words: *calm, placid, tranquil, serene: quiet, *still: assured, *confident, sure, sanguine: *complacent, smug, self satisfied Antonyms: distracted, distraught …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • collected — [adj] composed, calm confident, cool, easy, easygoing, levelheaded, nonchalant, peaceful, placid, poised, possessed, quiet, sanguine, self possessed, serene, still, sure, temperate, together, tranquil, unflappable, unperturbable, unperturbed,… …   New thesaurus

  • collected — ► ADJECTIVE 1) calm and unperturbed. 2) (of works) brought together in one volume or edition …   English terms dictionary

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