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(Education) the Open University (in Britain) a university founded in 1969 for mature students studying by television and radio lectures, correspondence courses, local counselling, and summer schools
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|Noun||1.||Open University - a British university that is open to people without formal academic qualifications and where teaching is by correspondence or broadcasting or summer school|
university - a large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees
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