noun ex·e·at \ˈeksēˌat\

Definition of exeat



  1. 1 British :  a permit for temporary absence (as from a college or monastery)

  2. 2 :  a letter of permission allowing a cleric to transfer from one diocese to another :  a letter of excardination

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Origin and Etymology of exeat

Latin, let him or her go out, 3d person singular present subjunctive of exire to go out, from ex- 1ex- + ire to go — more at issue

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a brief usually trivial fact

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