Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Shared power and authority vested among colleagues.
  • n. Roman Catholic Church The doctrine that bishops collectively share collegiate power.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. power and authority that is shared among peers, especially the sharing of collegiate power among Roman Catholic bishops.

Etymologies

collegial +‎ -ity (Wiktionary)

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