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university

  

      n   pl   , -ties  
1    an institution of higher education having authority to award bachelors' and higher degrees, usually having research facilities  
2    the buildings, members, staff, or campus of a university  
     (C14: from Old French universite, from Medieval Latin universitas group of scholars, from Late Latin: guild, society, body of men, from Latin: whole, totality, universe)  


campus university  
      n     (Brit)   a university in which the buildings, often including shops and cafés, are all on one site  
   Compare       redbrick  
civic university  
      n   (in Britain) a university originally instituted as a higher education college serving a particular city  
Open University  
      n   the. (in Britain) a university founded in 1969 for mature students studying by television and radio lectures, correspondence courses, local counselling, and summer schools  
university entrance  
      n     (in New Zealand)  
a    an examination taken by pupils of postprimary schools  
b    the certificate issued to a successful candidate,   (Abbrev.)    UE  
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