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polytechnic

noun
     
Related topics: College, Training
pol‧y‧tech‧nic [countable]
1SECSET a type of British college similar to a university, which provided training and degrees in many subjects, and existed until 1993
2 a word used in the names of high schools or colleges in the US, where you can study technical or scientific subjects:
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

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