Translation of "college" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈkɒl.ɪdʒ/ us /ˈkɑː.lɪdʒ/

college noun (EDUCATION)

[ C or U ] US a university where you can study for an undergraduate (= first) degree

I met my husband when we were in college.
They want their kids to go to (= study at) college.

A2 [ C or U ] any place for specialized education after the age of 16 where people study or train to get knowledge and/or skills

a teacher training college 师范学院
a secretarial college 文秘专科学校
a Naval college 海军学校
She's at art college. 她在艺术学院学习。
UK a sixth form college 预科学校

[ C ] one of the separate and named parts into which some universities are divided

King's College, Cambridge 剑桥大学国王学院
I attended the College of Arts and Sciences at New York University. 我就读于纽约大学的文理学院。
Cambridge has some very fine old colleges (= college buildings). 剑桥大学有一些非常优美古雅的学院大楼。

[ C ] in Britain and Australia, used in the names of some schools for children, especially private schools (= where education is paid for by parents)

Cheltenham Ladies' College 切尔滕纳姆女子公学

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college noun (GROUP)

[ C ] a group of people with a particular job, purpose, duty, or power who are organized into a group for sharing ideas, making decisions, etc.

the Royal College of Medicine/Nursing 皇家医科/护理学会

(Translation of “college” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)