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collegiate

adjective col·le·giate \kə-ˈlē-jət, -jē-ət\

: of or relating to a college or its students

Full Definition of COLLEGIATE

1
:  of or relating to a collegiate church
2
:  of, relating to, or comprising a college
3
:  collegial 2
4
:  designed for or characteristic of college students
col·le·giate·ly adverb
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Origin of COLLEGIATE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin collegiatus, from Latin collegium
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis

Rhymes with COLLEGIATE

COLLEGIATELY Defined for Kids

collegiate

adjective col·le·giate \kə-ˈlē-jət\

Definition of COLLEGIATE for Kids

1
:  having to do with a college <collegiate studies>
2
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of college students <collegiate humor>

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