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English definition of “BA”

BA

noun [C]     /biːˈeɪ/
abbreviation for Bachelor of Arts: a university or college qualification in an arts (= not science) subject that usually takes 3 or 4 years of study: I've got a BA in English literature from Liverpool University.Qualifications in higher education
(Definition of BA noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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