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University of the Third Age

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Definition of University of the Third Age in English:

noun

An organization providing courses of education for retired or elderly people.
Example sentences
  • It was organised by the University of the Third Age as part of Seniors Week.
  • In her final years she devoted her time to the University of the Third Age, which offers education for retired people and latterly honorary president.
  • A more informal organization is the University of the Third Age, which provides educational opportunities for the over-50s.

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