universitas

noun
uni·​ver·​si·​tas
plural universitates\ ˌ⸗⸗ˌ⸗⸗ˈtāˌtēz \

Definition of universitas

: something whether in fact composed of one or more than one unit that is treated as an indivisible whole by the law

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First Known Use of universitas

1741, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for universitas

Latin, literally, totality

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“Universitas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/universitas. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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