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Topic: EDUCATION

Date: 1800-1900
Language: Modern Latin
Origin: Latin, 'running, course', from currere; CURRENT1

curriculum

noun
     
cur‧ric‧u‧lum W2 plural curricula, or curriculums [countable]
SE the subjects that are taught by a school, college etc, or the things that are studied in a particular subject:
Languages are an essential part of the school curriculum.
curriculum planning
on the curriculum British English
IT is now on the curriculum in most schools.
in the curriculum American English
Students are exempt from some classes in the curriculum for religious reasons.
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