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scholasticate

[skuh-las-ti-keyt, -kit] /skəˈlæs tɪˌkeɪt, -kɪt/
noun, Roman Catholic Church
1.
a course of study for seminarians, taken prior to their theological studies.
2.
a school for this course of study.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; < Neo-Latin scholasticātus. See scholastic, -ate3
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scholasticate

/skəˈlæstɪˌkeɪt; -kɪt/
noun
1.
(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
C19: from New Latin scholasticātus, from Latin scholasticusscholastic
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