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College meaning

college - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. A collection, body, or society of persons engaged in common pursuits, or having common duties and interests, and sometimes, by charter, peculiar rights and privileges; as, a college of heralds; a college of electors; a college of bishops.
  2. 2. A society of scholars or friends of learning, incorporated for study or instruction, esp. in the higher branches of knowledge; as, the colleges of Oxford and Cambridge Universities, and many American colleges.
  3. 3. A building, or number of buildings, used by a college.
  4. 4. Fig.: A community.
  5. 5. An organised community with a definite pursuit; a seminary of learning.

college - examples of usage

  1. " They are College boys. - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
  2. " But you need the rest from this kind of work, now, just as you needed rest from your college work before. - "A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories", William D. Howells.
  3. " It's a long story, but he was a guy I was deeply in love with for about fifteen minutes back around college. - "Syndrome", Thomas Hoover.
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