university Definition in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “university” - Learner’s Dictionary

university

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˌjuːnɪˈvɜːsəti/
A1 a place where students study at a high level to get a degree (= type of qualification): the University of Cambridge I applied to three universities. mainly UK Sarah studied chemistry at university. mainly UK I want to go to university when I finish school.University and college education
Translations of “university”
in Arabic جامِعة…
in Korean 대학교…
in Malaysian universiti…
in French (d’)université, universitaire…
in Turkish üniversite…
in Italian università…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大學…
in Russian университет…
in Polish uniwersytet…
in Vietnamese trường đại học…
in Spanish universidad…
in Portuguese universidade, faculdade…
in Thai มหาวิทยาลัย…
in German die Universität, Universitäts-……
in Catalan universitat…
in Japanese 大学…
in Indonesian universitas…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大学…
(Definition of university from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

harvest

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More