Etymology of Compilation
Remember, when you are watching a compilation video, or compiling a program, you are doing pillaging.
etymology of compilation
mid-15c., “that which is compiled,” also “action of compiling, act of bringing together and adapting things said or written by different persons for the exposition of a subject,” from Old French compilacion “compilation, collection,” from Latin compilationem (nominative compilatio) “a compilation,” literally “a pillaging,” noun of action from past-participle stem of compilare (see compile).
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