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adult education

noun
1.
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
1850-1855
1850-55
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Examples from the web for adult education
  • 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.
  • My path is to become a learning facilitator for synchronous online adult education.

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