adult education

noun
a program of noncredit courses for adults regardless of previous education, offered typically by a university extension or institute.
Also called continued education, continuing education.


Origin:
1850–55

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Example sentences
There is an equally dynamic market for adult education.
The money is well spent in primary education and also adult education.
We need adult education for all those who were intimidated by it in their prior
  schooling.
Open the cover of an adult education catalogue and a world of course offerings,
  seminars and special events awaits you.
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