Associations to the word «University»


UNIVERSITY, noun. Institution of higher education (typically accepting students from the age of about 17 or 18, depending on country, but in some exceptional cases able to take younger students) where subjects are studied and researched in depth and degrees are offered.
UNIVERSITY EXTENSION, noun. The extension of the advantages of university instruction by means of lectures and classes at various centres.
UNIVERSITY EXTENSIONS, noun. Plural of university extension
UNIVERSITY OF LIFE, noun. (idiomatic) (chiefly UK) The real world as a source of instruction, as opposed to a formal education.

Dictionary definition

UNIVERSITY, noun. The body of faculty and students at a university.
UNIVERSITY, noun. Establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching.
UNIVERSITY, noun. A large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees.

Wise words

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