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college

noun [C]  us   /ˈkɑl·ɪdʒ/
a place of higher education usually for people who have finished twelve years of schooling and where they can obtain more advanced knowledge and get a degree to recognize this A college is also one of the separate parts into which some universities are divided: She graduated from the university’s College of Business Management.
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