Pronunciation: (kol'u-kāt"), [key]
—v., -cat•ed, -cat•ing,
1. to set or place together, esp. side by side.
2. to arrange in proper order: to collocate events.
Ling.to enter into a collocation.
Ling.a lexical item that collocates with another.
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