Definition of continuing education in English:

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continuing education

Pronunciation: /kənˈtinyo͞oiNG ˌejəˈkāSHən/

noun

Education provided for adults after they have left the formal education system, consisting typically of short or part-time courses.
Example sentences
  • One way to extend your professional shelf life is continuing education with short courses taught by experts in the field.
  • I recommend they go to a community college or continuing education course to learn how to run a business.
  • There are continuing education courses, personal trainers, committees, and councils to fuss over.

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Syllabification: con·tin·u·ing ed·u·ca·tion

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