English word college comes from Latin collega, Latin -ionem.
College detailed word origin explanation
|collega || Latin (lat) ||(by extension) associate, companion, fellow, colleague. A partner (in office), colleague. |
|-ionem || Latin (lat) || |
|collegium || Latin (lat) ||College (several senses). Corporation, guild, company. School. |
|college || Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) ||Institution; organization (establishment of people with similar aims/goals). |
|college || English (eng) ||(Australia) A private (non-government) primary or high school.. (Australia) A residential hall associated with a university, possibly having its own tutors.. (Canada, Israel) A postsecondary institution that offers vocational training and/or associate's degrees.. (UK) An institution for adult education at a basic or intermediate level (teaching those of any age).. (UK) An institution of [...] |
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