collegiality

noun col·le·gi·al·i·ty \ kə-ˌlē-jē-ˈa-lə-tē , -ˌlē-gē- \
Updated on: 16 Apr 2018

Definition of collegiality

: the cooperative relationship of colleagues; specifically : the participation of bishops in the government of the Roman Catholic Church in collaboration with the pope

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1887

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