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[kuh-lee-jee-al-i-tee, -gee-] /kəˌli dʒiˈæl ɪ ti, -gi-/
cooperative interaction among colleagues.
Origin of collegiality
1885-90; collegial + -ity Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for collegiality
  • Over his lifetime the number of working physicists steadily soared, eliminating the collegiality of his early working life.
  • Often he showed his collegiality the best way he knew, by writing in the style of other composers' work.
  • We're all for bipartisanship, collegiality, goodwill across the aisle.
  • The court ruled that the university had a right to deny her tenure and to consider collegiality as a factor.
  • The special challenge of the telephone interview is that you have only your voice to use to convey your collegiality.
  • The frenetic atmosphere has led to a decline in collegiality.
  • Sure, there is a fine line here between collegiality and insincerity, intellectual curiosity and intrusiveness.
  • Cluster meetings elicited mutually supportive comments and validated the peer team approach to sharing and collegiality.

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