Is it collocate or Colocate? If there’s no preference, go with “colocate,” the most common spelling in standard dictionaries. You didn’t ask, but dictionaries say “colocate” and “co-locate” are pronounced coh-LOW-cate, while the older “collocate” is pronounced CAHL-uh-cate.
What does collocation mean? : the act or result of placing or arranging together the collocation of atoms specifically : a noticeable arrangement or conjoining of linguistic elements (such as words) “To save time” and “make the bed” are common collocations.
What is the example of co location? I need to make the bed every day. My son does his homework after dinner.
Why is collocation used? Why are collocations important? Collocations are important because they make your language sound natural. If you master collocations, your English will be more idiomatic, that is, more similar to the way it is spoken by native speakers.