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English definition of “university”

university

noun [C/U]  /ˌju·nəˈvɜr·sɪ·t̬i/ us  
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)
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