Definition of collectorate in English:



  • (in some South Asian countries) a district under the jurisdiction of a collector.

    See collector (sense 3)
    • ‘"Chances are that some other pumps might also be selling adulterated petrol," said sources in the collectorate.’
    • ‘After the firing, angry Left activists carried the bodies and sat on a dharna outside the collectorate.’
    • ‘Later when I visited Chapra, I saw all my e-mails adressed to him still in the PC at the collectorate.’
    • ‘Activists of SP taged a demonstration at the district collectorate to highlight what they termed as widespread corruption of the Mayawati-led state government.’
    • ‘The impressive fort in the centre of the town presently houses the collectorate and other district office.’
    • ‘We have received permission from the district collectorate to extend the programme for two hours beyond the deadline of 10 pm.’
    • ‘The lone survivor of the Bhotmange family Bhaiyyalal launched an indefinite hunger strike, along with 13 supporters in front of the Bhandara district collectorate on Tuesday.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, the polling staff complained of inadequate facilities at collectorate and at respective polling stations.’
    • ‘But officials at the suburban collectorate said the name figuring on the electoral list was not sufficient reason to be eligible for compensation.’
    • ‘Flagged off symbolically in front of the Coimbatore collectorate, the trail began at Lingapuram near Sirumugai from where the first bridle path up the hills was laid in 1821.’
    • ‘Activists staged a demonstration at the district collectorate to highlight what they termed as `widespread corruption.'’
    • ‘However, the candidate filed his nomination paper at the Ghazipur collectorate on Monday.’
    • ‘In keeping with the festivities, the lobby of the collectorate has acquired great looks.’
    • ‘Now, when I go to the district collectorate, I am recognized as Salma the writer.’
    • ‘"An inquiry came to the collector's office and after a 15-day query, the facts of the individuals were established," a source in the collectorate said.’
    • ‘He was reacting to a statement made by Sardinha earlier in his speech that he would meet the people only once a month at the South Goa collectorate.’
    • ‘With these lifts in place, no one coming to the district collectorate would need any lift any more - figuratively speaking.’
    • ‘The application also demands that the collectorate should grant permission for a proper death certificate and that coast guard and security agencies should not cause any hindrance in the process.’