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Collegea body of colleagues or students; a collective body of a profession or religious order; a society of students or scholars. See also academy, institute.
A college is a place where students study after they have left school.
You use college immediately after a preposition when you are talking about someone's attendance at a college. For example, you say that someone is at college.
In American English, you usually say that someone is in college, not 'at college'.
|Noun||1.||college - the body of faculty and students of a college|
body - a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body"
college - an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university
|2.||college - an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university|
educational institution - an institution dedicated to education
college - the body of faculty and students of a college
business college - a school for teaching the clerical aspects of business and commerce
junior college - a college that offers only the first two years terminating in an associate degree
training college - a school providing training for a special field or profession
university - a large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees
|3.||college - a complex of buildings in which an institution of higher education is housed|
collegesee schools, colleges and universities
college[ˈkɒlɪdʒ] N (= part of university) → colegio m universitario, escuela f universitaria (US) [of university] → facultad f; [of agriculture, technology] → escuela f; [of music] → conservatorio m; (= body) → colegio m
College of Advanced Technology (Brit) → politécnico m
College of Further Education → Escuela f de Formación Profesional
to go to college → seguir estudios superiores
college education → études fpl supérieures college of education, college of further education, technical college, college student, college graduate, college professorcollege-bound [ˈkɒlɪdʒbaʊnd] adj (US) college-bound student → élève mf qui se destine aux études universitairescollege graduate n → diplômé(e) m/f, licencié(e) m/fcollege of education n → école normalecollege of further education n → centre m de formation continuecollege professor n → professeur m d'universitécollege student n (= university student) → étudiant(e) m/f
college of art → scuola d'arte
college of music → conservatorio
to go to college (university) → andare all'università (other institution) → andare a un istituto di specializzazione