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"Oxbridge" in British English

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Oxbridgenoun [U]

uk   /ˈɒks.brɪdʒ/  us   /ˈɑːks-/ UK
the ​universities of ​Oxford and Cambridge, ​considered as a ​unitseparate 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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(Definition of Oxbridge from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Oxbridge”
in Chinese (Simplified) 牛津大学和剑桥大学…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牛津大學和劍橋大學…
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