noun agré·gé \ä-grā-ˈzhā, -gre-ˈzhā\

Definition of agrégé



\ä-grā-ˈzhā, -gre-ˈzhā\
  1. :  an academic rank conferred by a French university on one who has passed a rigidly competitive examination and who is therefore entitled to appointment to the highest teaching post in a lycée or in one of the faculties of a university

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Origin and Etymology of agrégé

French, from past participle of agréger to admit (influenced in meaning by agrégation), from Latin aggregare to add to — more at aggregate

First Known Use: 1823

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a trip made at another's expense

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