Definition of “university” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] us uk /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.

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(Definition of “university” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)