Phi Beta Kappa
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Phi Beta Kappa(fī)
1. An honorary society, founded in 1776, of college students and graduates whose members are chosen on the basis of high academic standing.
2. A member of this society.
[From the initials of the society's motto in Greek philosophiā biou kubernētēs, philosophy the guide of life : philosophiā, philosophy + biou : genitive of bios, life + kubernētēs, guide.]
Phi Beta Kappa(ˈfaɪ ˈbeɪtə ˈkæpə; ˈbiːtə)
(in the US) n
1. (Education) a national honorary society, founded in 1776, membership of which is based on high academic ability
2. (Education) a member of this society
[from the initials of the Greek motto philosophia biou kubernētēs philosophy the guide of life]
Phi Be•ta Kap•pa(ˈfaɪ ˈbeɪ tə ˈkæp ə, ˈbi tə)
1. a national honor society composed of U.S. college students and graduates of high academic distinction: founded 1776.
2. a member of Phi Beta Kappa.