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collegial

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adjective col·le·gial \kə-ˈlē-j(ē-)əl, especially for 2a also -ˈlē-gē-əl\

Definition of collegial

  1. 1 :  collegiate 2

  2. 2 a :  marked by power or authority vested equally in each of a number of colleagues b :  characterized by equal sharing of authority especially by Roman Catholic bishops

  3. 3 :  marked by camaraderie among colleagues

col·le·gial·ly adverb


Examples of collegial

  1. <company luncheons that are designed to instill a collegial spirit among coworkers>



14th Century

First Known Use of collegial

14th century


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