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college

  

      n  
1    an institution of higher education; part of a university  
2    a school or an institution providing specialized courses or teaching  
a college of music     
3    the building or buildings in which a college is housed  
4    the staff and students of a college  
5    an organized body of persons with specific rights and duties  
an electoral college         See also       Sacred College  
6    a body of clerics living in community and supported by endowment  
7      (Chiefly Brit)      an obsolete slang word for       prison  
     (C14: from Latin collegium company, society, band of associates, from collega; see colleague)  


business college  
      n   a college providing courses in secretarial studies, business management, accounting, commerce, etc.  
city technology college  
      n   (in Britain) a type of senior secondary school specializing in technological subjects, set up in inner-city areas with funding from industry as well as the government,   (Abbrev.)    CTC  
classical college  
      n   (in Quebec) a college offering a programme that emphasizes the classics and leads to university entrance  
college of advanced technology  
      n     (Brit)   (formerly) a college offering degree or equivalent courses in technology, with research facilities. In the mid-1960s these were granted university status,   (Abbrev.)    CAT  
college of arms  
      n   any of several institutions in the United Kingdom having a royal charter to deal with matters of heraldry, grant armorial bearings, record and trace genealogies, etc.,   (Also called)    heralds college  
College of Cardinals  
      n     (R.C. Church)   the collective body of cardinals having the function of electing and advising the pope  
college of education  
      n     (Brit)   a professional training college for teachers  
College of Justice  
      n   the official name for the Scottish Court of Session; the supreme court of Scotland  
college pudding  
      n     (Brit)   a baked or steamed suet pudding containing dried fruit and spice  
commercial college  
      n   a college providing tuition in commercial skills, such as shorthand and book-keeping  
community college  
      n  
1      (Brit)      another term for       village college  
2      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   a nonresidential college offering two-year courses of study  
3      (N.Z.)   an adult education college with trade classes  
electoral college  
      n  
1    often caps     (U.S.)   a body of electors chosen by the voters who formally elect the president and vice president  
2    any body of electors with similar functions  
heralds' college  
      n      another name for       college of arms  
junior college  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)  
1    an educational establishment providing a two-year course that either terminates with an associate degree or is the equivalent of the freshman and sophomore years of a four-year undergraduate course  
2    the junior section of a college or university  
Open College  
      n   the. (in Britain) a college of art founded in 1987 for mature students studying foundation courses in arts and crafts by television programmes, written materials, and tutorials  
Pontifical College  
      n     (R.C. Church)  
1    a major theological college under the direct control of the Roman Curia  
2    the council of priests, being the chief hieratic body of the Church  
Sacred College  
      n   the collective body of the cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church  
sixth-form college  
      n   (in England and Wales) a college offering A-level and other courses to pupils over sixteen from local schools, esp. from those that do not have sixth forms  
staff college  
      n   a training centre for executive military personnel  
technical college  
      n     (Brit)   an institution for further education that provides courses in technology, art, secretarial skills, agriculture, etc.,   (Sometimes (informal) shortened to)    tech  
tertiary college  
      n     (Brit)   a college system incorporating the secondary school sixth form and vocational courses  
village college  
      n     (Brit)   a centre, often for a group of villages, with educational and recreational facilities for the whole neighbourhood,   (Also called)    community college  
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