1. characterized by or having authority vested equally among colleagues

collegial harmony


"a tendency to turn from collegial to one-man management"- Merle Fainsod

Pertains to noun: ↑colleague
Derivationally related forms: ↑colleague
2. of or resembling or typical of a college or college students

collegiate living


collegiate attitudes


collegiate clothes

Syn: ↑collegiate
Pertains to noun: ↑college, ↑college (for: ↑collegiate)
Derivationally related forms: ↑college

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  • collégial — collégial, iale, iaux [ kɔleʒjal, jo ] adj. • 1350; de collège 1 ♦ Relig. Qui a rapport à un collège (de chanoines). Chapitre collégial. Église collégiale, qui, sans être cathédrale, possède un chapitre de chanoines. Subst. Une collégiale. 2 ♦… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Collegial — Collegiāl, adj. et adv. welches aus dem mittlern Latein. collegialis entlehnet, und nur in einigen Zusammensetzungen üblich ist. Die Collegial Kirche, ecclesia collegialis, welche von Canonicis bedienet wird, an welcher sich ein Collegium von… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • collégial — collégial, ale (ko lé ji al, a l ) adj. 1°   Qui a rapport au collége. •   Écartons la muse empesée Qui, se guindant sur de grands mots, Préside à la prose toisée Des poëtes collégiaux, GRESSET les Ombres.. 2°   Église collégiale, église qui n… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • collegial — mid 14c., from M.Fr. collégial, from L. collegialis, from collegium (see COLLEGE (Cf. college)). Related: Collegiality …   Etymology dictionary

  • Collegial — Col*le gi*al, n. [LL. collegialis.] Collegiate. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • collégial — COLLÉGIAL, ALE. adjec. Il n est guère en usage qu au féminin, et dans cette phrase, Église Collégiale, qui se dit d un Chapitre de Chanoines sans Siége Épiscopal. Le Chapitre d une Eglise Collégiale. On dit aussi Une Collégiale, et ce mot alors… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • collegial — Collegial, [collegi]ale. adj. N est guere en usage qu au femin. & dans cette phrase. Eglise Collegiale, qui est un Chapitre de Chanoines sans siege Episcopal. Le Chapitre d une Eglise Collegiale. les Eglises Collegiales …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • collegial — [kə lē′jəl, kə lē′jē əl] adj. [ME < L collegialis] 1. with authority or power shared equally among colleagues 2. COLLEGIATE 3. characterized by mutual consideration and respect among colleagues …   English World dictionary

  • collegial — /kəˈlidʒiəl/ (say kuh leejeeuhl), /kəˈlidʒəl/ (say kuh leejuhl) adjective 1. belonging or relating to a college. 2. involving shared responsibility, as among a group of people working together. {Middle English, from Old French collegial, from… …   Australian English dictionary

  • collegial — adjective Date: 14th century 1. collegiate 2 2. a. marked by power or authority vested equally in each of a number of colleagues b. characterized by equal sharing of authority especially by Roman Catholic bishops 3. marked by camaraderie among… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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