collegiate

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

Definition of collegiate

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a collegiate church a collegiate pastor

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or comprising a college collegiate campuses collegiate mascots

  3. 3 :  collegial 2

  4. 4 :  designed for or characteristic of college students collegiate athletics collegiate organizations collegiate student housing

collegiately

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Origin and Etymology of collegiate

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin collegiatus, from Latin collegium


COLLEGIATE Defined for English Language Learners

collegiate

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Definition of collegiate for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to a college or its students


COLLEGIATE Defined for Kids

collegiate

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adjective col·le·giate \kə-ˈlē-jət\

Definition of collegiate for Students

  1. 1 :  having to do with a college collegiate studies

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of college students collegiate humor



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