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postsecondary

[pohst-sek-uh n-der-ee]
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  1. of or relating to education beyond high school: She completed her postsecondary education at a two-year college.

Origin of postsecondary

First recorded in 1920–25; post- + secondary
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for postsecondary

Historical Examples

  • A third problem was the intense competition for places in higher education and other postsecondary institutions.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria</p>

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • Between secondary and higher technical schools fall the advanced technicums, which function on a postsecondary level.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria</p>

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole


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