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"university" in British English

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universitynoun [C]

uk   /ˌjuː.nɪˈvɜː.sə.ti/  us   /ˌjuː.nəˈvɝː.sə.t̬i/
A1 a place where people people study for an undergraduate (= first) or postgraduate (= higher level) degree: Which university did you go to/were you at (= did you study at)? She teaches at the University of Connecticut. I graduated from Liverpool University in 2012. a university campus/degree/professor

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

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universitynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌju·nəˈvɜr·sɪ·t̬i/
a place of higher education usually for people who have finished twelve years of schooling and where they can obtain more knowledge and skills, and get a degree to recognize this: [U] a university campus/professor [C] She applied to six universities and was accepted by three.
(Definition of university from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “university”
in Korean 대학교…
in Arabic جامِعة…
in Malaysian universiti…
in French (d’)université, universitaire…
in Russian университет…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大學…
in Italian università…
in Turkish üniversite…
in Polish uniwersytet…
in Spanish universidad…
in Vietnamese trường đại học…
in Portuguese universidade, faculdade…
in Thai มหาวิทยาลัย…
in German die Universität, Universitäts-……
in Catalan universitat…
in Japanese 大学…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大学…
in Indonesian universitas…
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