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Meaning of “college” - Learner’s Dictionary

college

noun     /ˈkɒlɪdʒ/
EDUCATION [C, U] UK
A2 a place where students are educated when they are between 16 and 18 years old, or after they have finished school: a sixth-form college a teacher-training collegeUniversity and college educationTypes of school
UNIVERSITY [C, U] US
a place where students, between 18 and 22 years old, are educated and receive a bachelor's degree (= type of qualification)University and college educationTypes of school
PART OF UNIVERSITY [C]
a part of a university that has its own teachers and students: Cambridge/Oxford colleges →  See also community college , junior college University and college educationTypes of school
a place that gives degrees (= type of qualification) in a particular subject: Royal Agricultural College
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