Definition of junior college in English:

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junior college

Pronunciation: /ˈjo͞onyər ˈkälij/


A college offering courses for two years beyond high school, either as a complete training or in preparation for completion at a four-year college.
Example sentences
  • In China these institutions are known as workers colleges, junior colleges, and two-year vocational universities.
  • The campaign will start in elementary schools next week and then be extended to high schools and junior colleges, the ministry said in a statement.
  • It has control of the development and administration of the Government and Government-aided primary schools, secondary schools, and junior colleges.

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Syllabification: jun·ior col·lege

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