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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. 2017.
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  • Who will undertake the further education of the American public in this respect?

  • Some further education as to facts, historical and political, might be necessary.

    Ralph the Heir Anthony Trollope
  • This might be all very well if the waiting time were used for further education, for preparation for the work of life.

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

    Rick and Ruddy Howard R. Garis
  • 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
  • When, in the new society, the young generation has come of age, the further education will be every persons own concern.

    Woman and Socialism August Bebel
  • Here the excellent violoncellist, Merighi, conducted his further education.

    The Violoncello and Its History Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski
  • She was placed in such an institution ostensibly for further education, but with the intention on her part there to always remain.

    Brave Men and Women O.E. Fuller
  • 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
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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