Definition of 'college'


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1. A non-specialized, semi-autonomous division of a university, with its own faculty, departments, library, etc.

2. UK, in the names of private schools A secondary school.

3. An institution of further education at an intermediate level (in the UK, typically teaching those aged 16 to 19); sixth form.

4. loosely Any institution of higher education.

5. New Zealand A high school or secondary school.

6. Australia A residential hall associated with a university, which may be independent or have its own tutors but is not involved in teaching.

7. An institution for adult education at a basic or intermediate level (teaching those of any age).

8. US An institution of higher education teaching undergraduates and/or graduates. Nearly synonymous with university, with less emphasis on research and may, or may not, have graduate or doctoral programs.

9. US, New Zealand A specialized division of a university.

10. A junior or community college.

11. A body of persons having a common purpose or shared duties.

12. An undergraduate division or school of a university offering courses and granting degrees in a particular field or group of fields.

13. A body of clerics living together on an endowment.

14. An electoral college.

15. An institution for secondary education in France and certain other countries that is not supported by the state.

16. A school offering special instruction in a professional or technical subject.

17. The students, faculty, and administration of one of these schools or institutions.

18. Chiefly British A self-governing society of scholars for study or instruction, incorporated within a university.

19. The building, buildings, or grounds where one of these schools or institutions is located.

20. An institution of higher learning that grants the bachelor's degree in liberal arts or science or both.

21. rare Fig.: A community.

22. a term applied in Scotland to the supreme civil courts and their principal officers.

23. A society of scholars or friends of learning, incorporated for study or instruction, esp. in the higher branches of knowledge.

24. the college or cardinals at Rome.

25. A building, or number of buildings, used by a college.

26. A collection, body, or society of persons engaged in common pursuits, or having common duties and interests, and sometimes, by charter, peculiar rights and privileges.

27. the body of faculty and students of a college

28. a complex of buildings in which an institution of higher education is housed

29. an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university

30. A collection or assembly; a company.

31. In Scotland, the United States, and Canada, an incorporated and endowed institution of learning of the highest grade.

32. In France, an institution for secondary education, controlled by the municipality, which pays for the instruction given there, and differing from the lyceum in that the latter is supported and directed by the state. The curriculum is nearly the same in both, the college being usually modeled on the lyceum.

33. The whole body of bishops of the historical church, regarded as continuing and possessing in their corporate capacity the authority of the original assembly of apostles.

34. An edifice occupied by a college.

35. A school or an academy of a high grade or of high pretensions.

36. An organized association of men, invested with certain common powers and rights, performing certain related duties, or engaged in some common employment or pursuit; a body of colleagues; a guild; a corporation; a community: as, an ancient Roman college of priests; the college of cardinals; the Heralds' College in England; a college of physicians or surgeons.

37. An endowed and incorporated community or association of students within a university. See university.

38. A debtors' prison.

39. A church connected with a college.

40. The institution or house founded for the accommodation of such an association.


1. Workers building an art college outside the walled old city made the discovery last winter.

2. Those who join with college or university email addresses are offered free premium membership.

3. The idea was warmly welcomed and the college offered to pay for them.

4. He is a former flautist and choirboy who read music at college.

5. The second skill was reaching voters who felt overlooked and left behind, especially white men without a college education.

6. Predictably, Democrats are now denouncing the college as an anachronism.

7. Listen to the one on American college food and college funding to feel not only enlightened, but also slightly appalled.

8. She doing some kind of art course at college the rest of the week.

9. Other individuals and colleges are now under investigation.

10. This model of university and college education influences secondary education.

11. Would you expect both people to attend college if one chooses to go?

12. Twice as many results were changed as a result of inquiries or complaints from schools or colleges.

13. Certainly doing maths through college is the one where you get a weird look.

14. It will be a specialist music college where pupils are taken out of classes for their lessons.

15. How well do they transition into colleges of further education?

16. You can find out about classes from your local library or college of further education.

17. She will now attend a local college.

18. Some are giving up their first career choice to go back to college and study law.

19. The regime has since closed monastic colleges and sent member monks back to their respective villages.

20. But it looked like a forlorn hope when he failed to get a place at art college.

21. It was occupied for a century and is now a residential college.

22. The college offers a rural setting in rolling countryside for students and employees alike to enjoy.

23. If the new campus goes ahead it would probably be in partnership with another college or university.

24. When you leave college, you will most likely take a job and work to support yourself.

25. It's a horror comic about a college professor who gets involved in witchcraft.

26. Those votes will already count in the members' part of the college.

27. Your family can join the college group that's coming.

28. I fail to see how a college can charge for something it did not provide.

29. He was asked to leave his sixth-form college after much battling to get him to attend or do any work.

30. Wasn't it enough that I and my family lived on her, that I must come to her on purpose to rile her with my talk about college -- _college!

31. I have a notion -- only do not whisper such heresy within college walls -- that a college tutor must be genteel in his _college judgments_, that 'The Polite Letter

32. The term "college student" comes with its own luxuries, including enjoying weekend parties, procrastinating papers until an hour before deadline no such thing at a real job!

33. For instance, according to Google Insights for Search, the term "college football" is searched for about 5 times as often in Birmingham, Alabama as it is in New York City, relative to overall search traffic.

34. Thomas said his approach to returning kicks, which he did in college, is simple.

35. So much of time in college is extrinsic to learning.

36. The quantity of seats available in college is relatively fixed (over the short-term, anyway).

37. ‘Also, men and women who did not go to college after finishing high school were not included in the sample.’

38. ‘The whole system here is from high school through to colleges through to the professional leagues, is all designed to develop those top 100 players.’

39. ‘At college, his professors thought he was crazy to be in school because he could make a lot more money as a bricklayer.’

40. ‘Private vocational colleges and high school programs have also enjoyed strong growth.’

41. ‘At college Michael studied piano with a well-known teacher, Ernest Kroll.’

42. ‘While more and more workers need skill on the job, not all workers need to go to college to prepare for work.’

43. ‘At college he studied history and theology, then spent several years teaching in the Middle East.’

44. ‘At college I studied textiles and illustration, so I married the two.’

45. ‘After high school, I wanted to go to college and study business law.’

46. ‘Yet, she did go to college, graduated in women's studies and history and consciously chose to become an organiser.’

47. ‘For the last several years, the center has had visitors from other teacher education colleges.’

48. ‘Institute work will involve the colleges of Agriculture, Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Liberal Arts and Sciences.’

49. ‘The next steps are music colleges and higher educational establishments.’

50. ‘This result was accomplished by granting university status to the polytechnics and to some colleges of higher education.’

51. ‘The event is sponsored by the Design, Engineering and Education colleges.’

52. ‘All four colleges provided training for secondary school teachers on integrated academic curricula.’

53. ‘She said she had enjoyed seeing how former pupils fared at secondary school and college, and later working in jobs in the area.’

54. ‘Manchester and Salford have two of the worst records in the country for sending young people on from secondary school to college.’

55. ‘Beginning in fall 2005, the new program will instead give vouchers to students to spend at colleges and universities.’

56. ‘Sustainable sources such as solar and hydroelectric energy are now used to power many of the university's buildings and colleges.’

57. ‘Much of the mystique of Oxford lies in the ancient and beautiful buildings of the colleges of the university.’

58. ‘With a few exceptions, all are students from various colleges of Delhi University and some even from schools.’

59. ‘Human beings seems to be hard-wired for monarchy, from student unions to Oxford colleges to the University of Oxford.’

60. ‘Students from colleges in Delhi University complain that the authorities are not willing to consider their demands for better security.’

61. ‘Josephine English didn't rent a cap and gown when she heard she had graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from a Dublin college.’

62. ‘The overall effect aspired to evoke the atmosphere of a Cambridge college, with some degree of success.’

63. ‘Oxford Limited intends to offer colleges the opportunity to sell the items directly through the JCRs at competitive prices.’

64. ‘The project will also involve Barkston spending time at the York college as part of a judging panel assisting with the design of a new foundation degree course at the college.’

65. ‘This was actually a party organised by my old college, St Catherine's.’

66. ‘Some private schools and colleges still reject the public school position which consists of accepting the standard of the age and teaching political correctness.’

67. ‘This sort of curriculum was strongest in the private colleges and state high schools, opening for many of their pupils a pathway to the professions.’

68. ‘St James's Street CBS and the Institute of Education run repeat Leaving Cert classes as do as many other public and private schools and colleges.’

69. ‘The decision is followed by an earlier Supreme Court judgement that said that private schools and colleges were not free to frame their own fee structure.’

70. ‘He joined SN Das Gupta college, a private college, which started coaching for KAS two years ago.’

71. ‘The ex-offenders centre is only a stone's throw away from the Ursuline Convent where there is a secondary college for teenage girls.’

72. ‘The possibility of the move had to be passed by Dennis's then girlfriend, Peta, who was teaching at a private college.’

73. ‘Of course, as a teacher in a private college I'm living the contradiction.’

74. ‘Teachers in government funded private colleges in the Punjab are on strike for a pension and gratuity scheme.’

75. ‘In the meantime, the private colleges remain very active and Portobello college and Griffith college said they were pleased with the level of interest they have seen after this trip.’

76. ‘Teacher John Winter said it's the second year the college has entered and got through to the finals, but this time they hope to win.’

77. ‘Both schools will open as colleges in September and will work closely with primary and secondary schools and share resources with the local community.’

78. ‘In the late 1990s, the government sanctioned several private colleges that emphasized business curricula.’

79. ‘The event, which has been held in Manchester since 2003, is designed to celebrate the achievements of pupils in specialist arts colleges such as Turton School.’

80. ‘The survey looked at students who had graduated with a degree, a diploma or a certificate from a college or university bachelor's program.’

81. ‘Many colleges have degree completion programs designed to help adult learners finish what they started.’

82. ‘The students hail from 35 states, and the college offers associates and bachelor of arts degrees.’

83. ‘In addition, several colleges offer degree programs with on- or off-base classes.’

84. ‘Nearly half of the 585,000 students who graduated from colleges, universities, and grad schools this year were women.’

85. ‘The participants in this study were students at several colleges and universities.’

86. ‘After her own studies, she taught in a variety of universities and colleges in America and Britain.’

87. ‘While doctors have influenced world events by personal interaction, and can do so again, the involvement of our professional organisations and colleges has generally been perfunctory.’

88. ‘We need to set our own house in order and should all be striving to foster working environments free of bullies, whether in our hospitals, practices, professional organisations, or colleges.’

89. ‘An audit represents systematic monitoring of specific aspects of care; it is somewhat formal, being set up and organised by national colleges and regional committees.’

90. ‘Scant interest has been shown in it by our governing bodies, the royal colleges, the General Medical Council, or organisations involved in patients' safety.’

91. the whole college was assembled

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