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collegiate

[ kuh-lee-jit, -jee-it ]
/ kəˈli dʒɪt, -dʒi ɪt /
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adjective
of or relating to a college: collegiate life.
of, characteristic of, or intended for college students: collegiate clothes; a collegiate dictionary.
of the nature of or constituted as a college.
noun
(in Canada) collegiate institute.
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Origin of collegiate

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English word from Late Latin word collēgiātus.See college, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM collegiate

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH collegiate

collegial, collegiate
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How to use collegiate in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for collegiate

collegiate
/ (kəˈliːdʒɪɪt) /

adjective
Also: collegial of or relating to a college or college students
(of a university) composed of various colleges of equal standing
noun
Canadian short for collegiate institute
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