collage

See also: Collage

EnglishEdit

 
A collage

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French collage.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kɒˈlɑːʒ/, /kəˈlɑːʒ/, /ˈkɒl.ɑːʒ/
  • (US) enPR: kə-läzh', kō-läzh'; IPA(key): /kəˈlɑʒ/, /koʊˈlɑʒ/
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  • Rhymes: (UK) -ɑːʒ, (US) -ɑʒ

NounEdit

collage (countable and uncountable, plural collages)

  1. A picture made by sticking other pictures onto a surface.
  2. A composite object or collection (abstract or concrete) created by the assemblage of various media; especially for a work of art such as text, film, etc.
    Richard Brautigan's novel So the Wind Won't Blow It All Away is a collage of memories.
  3. (uncountable) The technique of producing a work of art of this kind.

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VerbEdit

collage (third-person singular simple present collages, present participle collaging, simple past and past participle collaged)

  1. (transitive) To make into a collage.
    collage the picture together.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French collage.

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NounEdit

collage m (plural collages)

  1. collage (image created by placing pictures on a surface)
  2. collage (composite created by the assemblage of various works)

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  • Indonesian: kolase

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From coller +‎ -age.

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collage m (plural collages)

  1. collage
  2. (photography) montage

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NounEdit

collage

  1. Alternative form of college

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from French collage.

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NounEdit

collage m (plural collages)

  1. collage

Usage notesEdit

According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.

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