higher education


noun

education beyond high school, specifically that provided by colleges and graduate schools, and professional schools.

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Also called higher learning.

Origin of higher education

First recorded in 1865–70
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British Dictionary definitions for higher education

higher education

noun

education and training at colleges, universities, polytechnics, etc
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