community college

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noun

a nonresidential junior college established to serve a specific community and typically supported in part by local government funds.

Origin of community college

An Americanism dating back to 1945–50
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community college

noun

British another term for village college
mainly US and Canadian a nonresidential college offering two-year courses of study
NZ an adult education college with trade classes
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