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EtymologyEdit

collate +‎ -or

NounEdit

collator (plural collators)

  1. A person who collates.
  2. (obsolete, computing) A machine that selects, merges and matches decks of punch cards; a program that merges files.
  3. A police officer who maintains criminal records and analyzes them for intelligence.

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