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further education

noun, British.
Origin of further education
First recorded in 1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Some further education as to facts, historical and political, might be necessary.

    Ralph the Heir

    Anthony Trollope
  • Who will undertake the further education of the American public in this respect?

  • The boy began that very afternoon on the crow's further education.

    Rick and Ruddy Howard R. Garis
  • In his Metalogicus, John gives an account of his further education.

  • His father determined to send him to the North for further education.

  • At fifteen Davy was placed for further education at a school in Truro.

    Consolations in Travel Humphrey Davy
  • Here the excellent violoncellist, Merighi, conducted his further education.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski
  • He had left school because his father needed him on the farm and he had abandoned the expectation of further education.

    Subconscious Religion Russell H. Conwell
  • He avows frankly that art copying brings him both his living and further education.

    The Little Lady of Lagunitas Richard Henry Savage
  • Better still, if the work teaches the child something that will contribute to his further education.

    Outlines of Educational Doctrine John Frederick Herbart
British Dictionary definitions for further education

further education

(in Britain) formal education beyond school other than at a university or polytechnic
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