collection activity


collection activity
gathering of money owed

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Data collection — is a term used to describe a process of preparing and collecting data, for example, as part of a process improvement or similar project. The purpose of data collection is to obtain information to keep on record, to make decisions about important… …   Wikipedia


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