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university

noun [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.
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…
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