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higher education

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: College
higher educationˌhigher eduˈcation noun [uncountable]  SECcollege or university education as opposed to school or high schoolfurther education
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higher educationIn a higher education curriculum, second-handedness is eschewed.He said the increase might force cuts in prisons and higher education and prevent any tax cut this year.I did make my escape from Roundhay - by a route taken by many of my contemporaries: higher education.While she affirmed learning across social classes, Jane Addams was a critic of higher education.The early 1960s were a hopeful time, and it was then that California devised its system of higher education.There were constituencies that had no interest in the civil rights issues, but great interest in expanded access to higher education.President Clinton is asking Congress to increase federal aid to higher education by more than 50 percent by the year 2002.
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