community-college

community college

noun
a nonresidential junior college established to serve a specific community and typically supported in part by local government funds.

Origin:
1945–50, Americanism

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community college
 
n
1.  (Brit) another term for village college
2.  chiefly (US), (Canadian) a nonresidential college offering two-year courses of study
3.  (NZ) an adult education college with trade classes

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