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distance learning

noun [U] uk   us  
a way of studying, especially for a degree, where you study mostly at home, receiving and sending off work by post or over the internet
Translations of “distance learning”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指有學位的)遙距學習,遠程學習,函授學習…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指有学位的)远程学习,函授学习…
(Definition of distance learning from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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