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collate (something) with (something)

To pair or compare something with something else. Collate this spreadsheet with that one and look for any discrepancies.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

collate something with something

to compare or match something with something. Try to collate these figures with that other list. I can't collate these notations with the spreadsheet they go with.
See also: collate
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Nepal Rastra Bank, central bank of the country is unaware about withdrawing money from banks by giving collator of the government owned land.
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