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Associate of Arts

[ uh-soh-shee-ituhv ahrts ]
/ əˈsoʊ ʃi ɪt əv ˈɑrts /
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noun
a two-year associate's degree granted by junior and community colleges for studies in liberal arts, as the social sciences or the humanities. Abbreviation: A.A.

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Also called As·so·ci·ate in Arts .

Origin of Associate of Arts

First recorded in 1940–45
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