Pronunciation: (kol"u-kā'shun), [key]
1. the act of collocating.
2. the state or manner of being collocated.
3. the arrangement, esp. of words in a sentence.
4. Ling.a co-occurrence of lexical items, as perform with operation or commit with crime.
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