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curriculum

[kuh-rik-yuh-luhm]
noun, plural curricula [kuh-rik-yuh-luh] , curriculums.
1.
the aggregate of courses of study given in a school, college, university, etc.: The school is adding more science courses to its curriculum.
2.
the regular or a particular course of study in a school, college, etc.

Origin:
1625–35; < Latin: action of running, course of action, race, chariot, equivalent to curr(ere) to run + -i- -i- + -culum -cule2

curricular, adjective
precurricular, adjective
precurriculum, noun, plural precurriculums, precurricula.
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curriculum (kəˈrɪkjʊləm)
 
n , pl -la, -lums
1.  a course of study in one subject at a school or college
2.  a list of all the courses of study offered by a school or college
3.  any programme or plan of activities
 
[C19: from Latin: course, from currere to run]
 
cur'ricular
 
adj

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curriculum
1824, modern coinage from L. curriculum "a running, course, career," from currere (see current). Used in English as a Latin word since 1630s at Scottish universities.
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