Correct spelling, explanation: the origin of the word college can be found in Latin forms collega and collegium, which could be translated as partner in office and partnership. The word was first adopted by Old French and then in the Middle Ages, it entered English, too. In modern English, college is mainly used in the field of education.
Definition of college:
1. noun – a type of a university or a group of people who form an official organization.
Studying science at college is really hard and sometimes I think that I won’t handle all the work.
A Dental College is holding a meeting in the conference hall tomorrow.
Collocations with college:
A few common collocations with college include: local college, graduate from college, and college lecturer.
I know it’s convenient to study at the local college, but you won’t experience real student life then.
Once you graduate from college, you should start looking for a job.
He’s been a college lecturer for many years and all of his students just adore him.
Incorrect spelling, explanation: college is very often misspelled as a lot of English users wrongly think that it’s spelled with a single -l letter. As a consequence, we can often see the word college spelled as
colege, which is wrong. The only correct spelling of college is with a double -l letter.
Incorrect spelling, obsolete form of college.
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