Definition of collegiate adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//kəˈliːdʒiət//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kəˈliːdʒiət//
    University life
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  1. 1relating to a college or its students collegiate life See related entries: University life
  2. 2(British English) divided into a number of colleges a collegiate university See related entries: University life
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: from late Latin collegiatus, from collegium ‘partnership’, from collega ‘partner in office’, from col- ‘together with’ + legare ‘depute’.