[ kuh-rik-yuh-luhm ]
/ kəˈrɪk yə ləm /
noun, plural cur·ric·u·la [kuh-rik-yuh-luh], /kəˈrɪk yə lə/, cur·ric·u·lums.
the aggregate of courses of study given in a school, college, university, etc.: The school is adding more science courses to its curriculum.
the regular or a particular course of study in a school, college, etc.
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Origin of curriculum
OTHER WORDS FROM curriculumcur·ric·u·lar, adjectivepre·cur·ric·u·lar, adjectivepre·cur·ric·u·lum, noun, plural pre·cur·ric·u·lums, pre·cur·ric·u·la.
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Example sentences from the Web for curriculum
The esteemed fashion school has cancelled the course due to curricular disagreements with the disgraced designer.Parsons Cancels John Galliano's Master Class Series|Misty White Sidell|May 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Curricular requirements were demanding at this level, particularly in the four-year primary schools.Area Handbook for Romania|Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
British Dictionary definitions for curriculum
/ (kəˈrɪkjʊləm) /
noun plural -la (-lə) or -lums
a course of study in one subject at a school or college
a list of all the courses of study offered by a school or college
any programme or plan of activities
Derived forms of curriculumcurricular, adjective
Word Origin for curriculum
C19: from Latin: course, from currere to run
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