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Oxbridgenoun [U]

uk   /ˈɒks.brɪdʒ/  us   /ˈɑːks-/ UK
the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, considered as a unit separate from other universities in Britain: Many members of the British government went to Oxbridge (= a college at either Oxford or Cambridge).

Oxbridgeadjective

uk   /ˈɒks.brɪdʒ/  us   /ˈɑːks-/
belonging or relating to the universities of Oxford and Cambridge: She's an Oxbridge student. He's very Oxbridge in his manner (= behaves as if he went to a college in Oxford or Cambridge).
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in Chinese (Traditional) 牛津大學和劍橋大學…
in Chinese (Simplified) 牛津大学和剑桥大学…
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