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


(kəˌli dʒiˈæl ɪ ti, -gi-)

cooperative interaction among colleagues.
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During the testimonial dinner, Bersamin was also hailed for ushering in collegiality at the high court, a sore point during Sereno's stint as chief justice.
The air of collegiality and camaraderie among the justices of the Supreme Court is strong, Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin said on Wednesday.
Fellowship in the college is extended by invitation only and only after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers of diverse backgrounds, who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality.<br />&nbsp;
Earlier original investigation in modeling collaboration, conducted through the interviews of professionals of several industries, including healthcare resulted in the trilevel model with the inner core of person- centered community of collaborative ethic or culture, causally interrelated with the greater sphere related to professional role (collegiality) and yet greater outer sphere of congruent system and coherent intent [6], where IC is influenced by cultural and personal characteristics and collaboration history [7,8].
In his analysis, O'Collins examines the possible reasons for the sidelining of the 1998 missal, asking, if it was due to an ongoing failure to honor the collegiality taught by the Second Vatican Council, was it "a failure that allowed centralized, largely unaccountable authorities and the idiosyncratic views of a powerful few to prevail?"
This year's sessions begin with Thursday evening "home" groups, wherein participants will get acquainted and engage in a brief group exercise designed to foster collegiality. On Friday morning, the home groups briefly reconvene as facilitators explain the format for the expert and reporting back sessions which will follow.
The recipient must be a TBA member who has demonstrated exceptional service to TBA, TBA's Young Lawyer Section and the Legal Aid Foundation; exhibits high standards of professionalism; and has participated in activities that promote interaction and collegiality among TBA members.
Francis issued the call during a ceremony Saturday to mark the 50th anniversary of the institution of the Synod of Bishops, a consultative body formed during the Second Vatican Council that was intended precisely to encourage more collegiality in the running of the church by inviting bishops to offer their advice to Rome.
It reports the findings of oral history research involving nurses in New Zealand and their experiences of collegiality working in hospitals during the 1970s and 1980s.
Legendary Rivals: Collegiality and Ambition in the Tales of Early Rome
In other words, collegiality is a good that each law professor can bring to the group as a whole and one that ought to be sought and encouraged, though it is more of an open question if it ought somehow to be mandated.
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