Definition of higher learning in English:

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higher learning


Education and learning at the college or university level.
Example sentences
  • In addition, our colleges and universities are increasingly devoted not to higher learning but to remedial education.
  • There are at least twenty-five institutes of higher learning, including six universities.
  • Because of her achievements in education, nearly every institute of higher learning in the state has a building named in her honor.
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