collegiate

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From Middle English collegiate, from Medieval Latin collēgiātus (colleague), from collegium (community, group)

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collegiate (comparative more collegiate, superlative most collegiate)

  1. Of, or relating to a college, or college students.
  2. Collegial. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

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collegiate (plural collegiates)

  1. (in Canada) another name for a high school (e.g. some high schools are called collegiates rather than high schools)
  2. (obsolete) A member of a college, a collegian; someone who has received a college education.
  3. (obsolete) A fellow-collegian; a colleague.
    • 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069; The Anatomy of Melancholy: [], 2nd corrected and augmented edition, Oxford: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, 1624, OCLC 54573970, partition II, section 2, member 4:
      those tables of artificial sines and tangents, not long since set out by mine old collegiate, good friend, and late fellow-student of Christ Church in Oxford, Mr. Edmund Gunter […].
  4. (slang) An inmate of a prison.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

collegiate f

  1. plural of collegiata

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

collēgiāte

  1. vocative singular of collēgiātus

Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin collēgiātus; equivalent to college +‎ -at.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔlˈɛːdʒiaːt(ə)/, /ˈkɔlɛdʒiaːt(ə)/

Adjective[edit]

collegiate (rare)

  1. (of a church) Ruled by a grouping of clergy; collegial.
  2. (rare) Collected; formed into a grouping or assembly.

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