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community college

n.
A junior college without residential facilities that is often funded by the government.
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community college

n
1. (Education) Brit another term for village college
2. (Education) chiefly US and Canadian a nonresidential college offering two-year courses of study
3. (Education) NZ an adult education college with trade classes
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commu′nity col′lege


n.
a nonresidential junior college supported in part by local government funds.
[1945–50, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.community college - a nonresidential junior college offering a curriculum fitted to the needs of the community
junior college - a college that offers only the first two years terminating in an associate degree
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