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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes); A person who looks for food in nature

Usage examples (35)
  • In prehistoric times there were no taxcollectors, so perhaps the hunter-gatherer is a nice reference point.
  • If a signature gatherer is posted outside my local grocery store, my signature could be revealed to my neighbors.
  • Actually, Pinker thinks that what makes market pricing post-hunter-gatherer is that it requires mathematical reasoning.
  • The signatures are piled up in order, and a "gatherer" collects one from each pile for every book. for more
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