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(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Education) Higher National Diploma; a qualification in technical subjects equivalent to an ordinary degree
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|Noun||1.||HND - a diploma given for vocational training that prepares the student for a career in a particular area; good students may progress to a course leading to a degree|
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