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n. pl. col·le·gi·a (-jē-ə) or col·le·gi·ums
1. An executive council or committee of equally empowered members, especially one supervising an industry, commissariat, or other organization in the Soviet Union.
2. 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).

[Russian kollegiya, from Latin collēgium, association, from collēga, colleague; see colleague.]


n, pl -giums or -gia (-dʒɪə)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the former Soviet Union) a board in charge of a department
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) another term for College of Cardinals, Sacred College
[Latin: college]


(kəˈli dʒi əm)

n., pl. -gi•a (-dʒi ə)
a group of officials with equal rank and power.
[1915–20; < Latin]
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