[ skuh-las-ti-keyt, -kit ]
/ skəˈlæs tɪˌkeɪt, -kɪt /
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noun Roman Catholic Church.
a course of study for seminarians, taken prior to their theological studies.
a school for this course of study.
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How to use scholasticate in a sentence
In 1910 we find them at Valkenburg, Holland, attached to the Scholasticate.
The Holland province has more diplomated professors than any other in the Society, and is about to build a new scholasticate.
British Dictionary definitions for scholasticate
/ (skəˈlæstɪˌkeɪt, -kɪt) /
RC Church the state of being a scholastic, the period during which a Jesuit student is a scholastic, or an institution where scholastics pass this period
Word Origin for scholasticate
C19: from New Latin scholasticātus, from Latin scholasticus scholastic
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