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noun college pronunciation in British English /ˈkɒlɪdʒ/ 
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singularcollege
pluralcolleges
 
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] in the UK, a place that gives students qualifications below the level of a university degree, often in the skills they need to do a particular job

    He teaches cookery at the local college.

    I've just started a college course.

    be at college (=be studying at college):

    She's at secretarial college.

    go to college:

    Paul's going to college in September.

    1. a.
      [countable/uncountable] in the UK, a place that gives students degrees in a particular subject

      art/agricultural college

      the Royal College of Music

    2. d.
      [singular] all the students and teachers in a college

      The whole college was talking about it.

 

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