Oxbridge

[ US /ˈɑksˌbɹɪdʒ/ ]
NOUN
  1. general term for an ancient and prestigious and privileged university (especially Oxford University or Cambridge University)
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How To Use Oxbridge In A Sentence

  • So it showed posh boys at prep school who, aged seven, could confidently name the Oxbridge college they planned to attend - and working-class girls discussing what they would do if they had a lot of money, "like two pounds". Watch 49 Up tomorrow
  • Students who 'avoid challenge' of traditional subjects miss out on places at Oxbridge or 'redbrick' institutions Letters: Media studies and drama are not 'soft'
  • 3 Despite rigorous reverse discrimination the proportion of students from under privileged backgrounds entering Oxbridge is declining annually Archive 2007-01-21
  • It is located far from Oxbridge, amidst James's own native grounds: the wilds of the bleak East Anglian seacoast.
  • You don't have to go to Oxbridge to receive a good university education.
  • Harlequins have traditionally been regarded as the team of 'city boys' well-heeled Oxbridge types who work in finance and play a bit of 'rugger' at the weekend - in contrast to the Belfasttelegraph.co.uk - Frontpage RSS Feed
  • They lack the moral grit that sent so much of the flower of Oxbridge out to the colonies during the heyday of the British Empire.
  • in ten years' time the Oxbridge mathematicians, scientists, and engineers will not be much more significant numerically than the Oxbridge medical schools are now
  • The anonymous blogger of "Sex At Oxbridge" describes herself as a "fairly attractive and highly intelligent Oxbridge student currently shagging my way through the half-term hump". Medindia Health News
  • Our first step was a visit to a company that grooms candidates for Oxbridge entrance.
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