[kuh-lee-juh l, -jee-uh l; for 2 also kuh-lee-gee-uh l]
Origin of collegial
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- of or relating to a college
- having authority or power shared among a number of people associated as colleagues
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mid-14c., from Middle French collégial, from Latin collegialis, from collegium (see college). Related: Collegially; collegiality.
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