collège

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French college, from Latin collegium.

Cognate to English college, but usages differ, notably with respect to the what level: compare French “junior high school, grammar school” versus British English “sixth form, private secondary school” (16-19, 11-16/18) versus American English “university” (18+).

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Noun[edit]

collège m (plural collèges)

  1. academy
  2. junior high school
  3. (Switzerland) high school, secondary school

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Coordinate terms[edit]

  • lycée (high school, secondary school)

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French college, from Latin collēgium.

Noun[edit]

collège m (plural collèges)

  1. college

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