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COLLEGIAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does collegial mean? 

COLLEGIAL (adjective)
  The adjective COLLEGIAL has 2 senses:

1. characterized by or having authority vested equally among colleagues
2. of or resembling or typical of a college or college students

  Familiarity information: COLLEGIAL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COLLEGIAL (adjective)


Sense 1collegial [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Characterized by or having authority vested equally among colleagues

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context examples:

collegial harmony / a tendency to turn from collegial to one-man management

Pertainym:

colleague (a person who is member of your class or profession)


Sense 2collegial [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or resembling or typical of a college or college students

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

collegiate; collegial

Context examples:

collegiate living / collegiate attitudes / collegiate clothes

Pertainym:

college (the body of faculty and students of a college)


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