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collegiate

[kuh-lee-jit, -jee-it] /kəˈli dʒɪt, -dʒi ɪt/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a college:
collegiate life.
2.
of, characteristic of, or intended for college students:
collegiate clothes; a collegiate dictionary.
3.
of the nature of or constituted as a college.
noun
4.
(in Canada) collegiate institute.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Late Latin collēgiātus. See college, -ate1
Related forms
collegiately, adverb
collegiateness, noun
postcollegiate, adjective
precollegiate, adjective
procollegiate, adjective
pseudocollegiate, adjective
quasi-collegiate, adjective
subcollegiate, adjective
uncollegiate, adjective
Can be confused
collegial, collegiate.
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British Dictionary definitions for un collegiate

collegiate

/kəˈliːdʒɪɪt/
adjective
1.
Also collegial. of or relating to a college or college students
2.
(of a university) composed of various colleges of equal standing
noun
3.
(Canadian) short for collegiate institute
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Word Origin and History for un collegiate

collegiate

adj.

mid-15c., from Latin collegiatus "member of a college or corporation," in Medieval Latin, "of or pertaining to a college," from collegium (see college).

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