Definition of exeat noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈeksɪæt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈeksɪæt//
(British English) Access to education
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permission from an institution such as a boarding school to be away from it for a period of time See related entries: Access to education Word Originearly 18th cent.: from Latin, ‘let him or her go out’, third person singular present subjunctive of exire, from ex- ‘out’ + ire ‘go’.