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noun [countable/uncountable] university pronunciation in British English /ˌjuːnɪˈvɜː(r)səti/
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  1. an educational institution where students study for degrees and where academic research is done

    the University of Leeds

    He studied at Bristol University.

    be at university (=be a student at a university):

    They met while they were at university.

    go to university:

    He’s taking a year off before going to university.

    1. a.
      [only before noun] relating to universities or to a university

      university students

      the university union/tennis team/orchestra



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