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cam·pus

 (kăm′pəs)
n. pl. cam·pus·es
The grounds and buildings of an institution, especially a college or other institution of learning, a hospital, or a corporation.

[Latin, field, perhaps of pre-Latin Indo-European substrate origin and akin to Sicel kampos, hippodrome; perhaps further akin to Greek kampein, to bend.]

campus

(ˈkæmpəs)
n, pl -puses
1. (Education) the grounds and buildings of a university
2. (Education) chiefly US the outside area of a college, university, etc
[C18: from Latin: field]

cam•pus

(ˈkæm pəs)

n., pl. -pus•es.
1. the grounds, often including the buildings, of a college or other school.
2. a college or university.
[1765–75, Amer.; < Latin: flat place, field, plain]

campus

An area of ground or group of buildings belonging to a school, college, or university.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.campus - a field on which the buildings of a university are situatedcampus - a field on which the buildings of a university are situated
student union - a building on a college campus dedicated to social and organizational activities of the student body
field - a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed; "he planted a field of wheat"
Translations
حرم الجامعةحَرَمُ الـجَامِعَةِ أو الكُلِّيَّةحَرَمُ الجامِعَه
kampusškolní areál
campusuniversitetsområde
kampus
kampus
egyetem: az egyetem területe
skólalóî
キャンパス
교정
koledžo miesteliskoledžo teritorijauniversiteto miestelisuniversiteto teritorija
universitātes teritorija/pilsētiņa
školský areál
universitetsområde
วิทยาเขต
học sở

campus

[ˈkæmpəs] N (campuses (pl)) (Univ) (= district) → ciudad f universitaria; (= internal area) → recinto m universitario, campus m inv

campus

[ˈkæmpəs] ncampus m
to live on campus → vivre sur le campus

campus

nCampus m, → Universitätsgelände nt; to live on campusauf dem Campus wohnen

campus

[ˈkæmpəs] ncampus m inv

campus

(ˈkӕmpəs) noun
college or university grounds. The new library was built in the centre of the campus.

campus

حَرَمُ الـجَامِعَةِ أو الكُلِّيَّة kampus campus Campus πανεπιστημιούπολη campus, recinto universitario kampus campus kampus campus キャンパス 교정 campus universitetsområde kampus campus студенческий городок universitetsområde วิทยาเขต kampüs học sở 校园
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