An institution of higher education offering courses at degree level or below, especially in vocational subjects.
- This result was accomplished by granting university status to the polytechnics and to some colleges of higher education.
- To supply the growing educational and training demand, active support has been granted to private institutes, polytechnics and colleges that provide IT training.
- The conversion of the British polytechnics into universities is parallel to the move by some community colleges to offer a workforce bachelor's degree.
Early 19th century: from French polytechnique, from Greek polutekhnos, from polu- 'many' + tekhnē 'art'.
Words that rhyme with polytechnicpyrotechnic, technic
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