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red·brick

 (rĕd′brĭk′)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being the British universities other than Oxford and Cambridge.

[So called because many of the buildings of such universities were built of red bricks.]

redbrick

(ˈrɛdˌbrɪk)
n
(Education) (modifier) denoting, relating to, or characteristic of a provincial British university of relatively recent foundation, esp as distinguished from Oxford and Cambridge
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Adj.1.redbrick - of or relating to British universities founded in the late 19th century or the 20th century
university - establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
modern - belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages; "modern art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history"; "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric"
Translations

redbrick

[ˈredbrɪk] ADJ [university] construido en el siglo XIX y fuera de Londres; [building] → de ladrillo
REDBRICK UNIVERSITY
El término redbrick university se aplica a las universidades británicas construidas en los grandes centros urbanos industriales como Birmingham, Liverpool o Manchester a finales del siglo XIX o principios del XX. Deben su nombre a que sus edificios son normalmente de ladrillo, a diferencia de las universidades tradicionales de Oxford y Cambridge, cuyos edificios suelen ser de piedra.
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