collegial collegial  /kə ˈli dʒi əl/


  1. (adj) characterized by or having authority vested equally among colleagues
  2. (adj) of or resembling or typical of a college or college students

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  • If trends continue, GOP will have to rest in peace

    The Grand Old Party is dead — long live the GOP: Greedy Obstructionist Party! The consensus of political pundits is that (President Ronald) Reagan — a collegial guy with a sense of humor, willingness to compromise and a desire to get the job...
    on July 6, 2013     Source: Portsmouth Herald


  1. "I really want to see the G20 agree on how go forward; it is important that we try to be collegial," Mr. Flaherty said Monday after a speech to Wall Street analysts at the Canadian consulate. "I like the contingent capital idea, but I...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Jim Flaherty Source: Globe and Mail

  2. "Her election will undoubtedly have an impact on the collegial life of the Anglican Primates; and it also brings into focus some continuing issues in several of our ecumenical dialogues," Williams said. "We are continuing to pray for the...
    on Jun 20, 2006 By: Rowan Williams Source: Gulf Times

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