Definition of collegiate in English:

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Pronunciation: /kəˈlēj(ē)ət/


1Belonging or relating to a college or its students: collegiate life
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  • This is an opportunity for all collegiate students to meet and socialize with one another.
  • Even collegiate education will be provided and students will be guided until they find a job, says Parikrama.
  • Convey's father was a collegiate basketball player and later a coach.
2(Of a university) composed of different colleges.
Example sentences
  • In a collegiate university, of which Cambridge and Oxford are the major examples, there is a further complication.
  • For his parents there is the comfort of knowing he is protected to an extent within Oxford's collegiate system.
  • This lower figure though is in part due to the collegiate nature of the University.


Late Middle English: from late Latin collegiatus, from collegium 'partnership, association' (see college).

Words that rhyme with collegiate


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Syllabification: col·le·giate

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