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community college

a nonresidential junior college established to serve a specific community and typically supported in part by local government funds.
Origin of community college
1945-50, Americanism Unabridged
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Examples from the web for community college
  • Judging by the grammar, some third rate community college.
  • He has taught middle school and high school science, community college geography, and outdoor recreation.
  • After a few months of playing games and getting paid, he quit and went back to school at a local community college.
  • My husband is a biologist teacher at a community college.
  • The community college in my area has a transfer program with local private colleges and state-wide colleges.
  • If you can't get a job, then send him to the finest school in town--community college.
  • Staff at a local community college where he studied until last year summoned the police five times in response to his outbursts.
  • My local high school and community college also have day care centers that's free for the students.
  • It's the rare community college that has even attempted to figure out who its best teachers are.
  • In the past few months, she received five college acceptance letters, along with a scholarship to a local community college.
British Dictionary definitions for community college

community college

(Brit) another term for village college
(mainly US & Canadian) a nonresidential college offering two-year courses of study
(NZ) an adult education college with trade classes
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