collegium definition

  • noun:
    • An executive council or committee of equally empowered members, specially one supervising an industry, commissariat, or other company in Soviet Union.
    • A group whose members pursue shared goals while working within a framework of mutual trust and respect: "This standing firm ... enables the college to be a community, a collegium of students and faculty working at common problems and possibilities” ( Robert A. Spivey).
    • A committee or council
    • any one of a number of appropriate organizations
    • A corporation; specifically, a completely independent and self-governing ecclesiastical body uncontrolled because of the state. See collegial, 3, and collegialism.
    • An executive council or committee of similarly empowered members, specifically one supervising a market, commissariat, or other organization inside Soviet Union.
    • A group whose members pursue shared objectives while working within a framework of mutual trust and respect: "This standing company ... allows the faculty become a residential area, a collegium of pupils and faculty working at typical dilemmas and options” ( Robert A. Spivey).
    • A committee or council
    • Any of a number of legal organizations
    • A corporation; specially, an independent and self-governing ecclesiastical body uncontrolled because of the state. See collegial, 3, and collegialism.

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