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Meaning of “campus” in the English Dictionary

"campus" in British English

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campusnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈkæm.pəs/
B2 the ​buildings of a ​college or ​university and the ​land that ​surrounds them: There's ​accommodation for about five hundred ​students on campus.

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(Definition of campus from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"campus" in American English

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campusnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈkæm·pəs/
the ​grounds, sometimes ​including the ​buildings, of a ​university, ​college, or ​school: [C] Surrounded by ​lovelytrees, the Dartmouth campus is ​big and ​beautiful. [U] Freshmen at many ​universities are not ​allowed to ​live off campus (= in ​houses not on ​universityproperty).
(Definition of campus from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"campus" in Business English

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campusnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈkæmpəs/
the ​buildings of a college or university, or of a large ​organization, and the ​land that surrounds them: There are about 10,400 ​students on campus and 17,000 ​students in the distance ​learningprogram. Plans are for a six-story cancer ​center across the highway from the ​main hospital campus.
(Definition of campus from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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