[ah-gre-zhey; French a-grey-zhey]
noun, plural a·gré·gés [ah-gre-zheyz; French a-grey-zhey] /ˌɑ grɛˈʒeɪz; French a greɪˈʒeɪ/.
a degree awarded by a French university, based on a competitive examination given by the state and qualifying the recipient for the highest teaching positions in a lycée or for the rank of professor in a school of law or medicine.
Origin of agrégé
< French: literally, aggregated, i.e., admitted to membership
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