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higher education Syllabification: high·er ed·u·ca·tion
Pronunciation: /ˈhī(ə)r ˌejəˈkāSHən/

Definition of higher education in English:


Education beyond high school, especially at a college or university.
Example sentences
  • Student debt is set to remain an obstacle to widening access to higher education, research suggests.
  • The government and the heads of elite universities argue that more money is needed to fund higher education.
  • The number of pupils from his school entering higher education has doubled in a year.
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