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Topic: COLLEGE

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: université, from Medieval Latin universitas, from Late Latin, 'society, association', from Latin, 'the whole', from universus; UNIVERSE

university

noun
     
u‧ni‧ver‧si‧ty S2 W1 plural universities [uncountable and countable]
SEC an educational institution at the highest level, where you study for a degree
go to university (=study at a university)
at university British English
He studied Physics at university.
Oxford University
university of
the University of Texas
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