- (in Canada) collegiate institute.
Origin of collegiate
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Examples from the Web for pre-collegiate
Provision was also made for pre-collegiate training during the first years of the University.The University of Michigan
- Also: collegial of or relating to a college or college students
- (of a university) composed of various colleges of equal standing
- Canadian short for collegiate institute
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Word Origin and History for pre-collegiate
mid-15c., from Latin collegiatus "member of a college or corporation," in Medieval Latin, "of or pertaining to a college," from collegium (see college).
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