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con·tin·u·ing education

1. An instructional program that brings participants up to date in a particular area of knowledge or skills.
2. Instructional courses designed especially for part-time adult students.


(or contin′ued) educa′tion,

a program of courses for adults offered by a university extension or other institution.
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Noun1.continuing education - a program of instruction designed primarily for adult students who participate part-time
didactics, education, educational activity, instruction, pedagogy, teaching - the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"

continuing education

[kənˈtɪnjuːɪŋɛdjʊˈkeɪʃn] ncorsi mpl per adulti
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