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American English: /ˈkɑlɪdʒ/
British English: /ˈkɒlɪdʒ/

Translation of college in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (university)
    (esp American English)
    universidad (feminine)
    (before noun) (education/life/lecturer)
    Example sentences
    • The survey looked at students who had graduated with a degree, a diploma or a certificate from a college or university bachelor's program.
    • Many colleges have degree completion programs designed to help adult learners finish what they started.
    • The students hail from 35 states, and the college offers associates and bachelor of arts degrees.
    1.2 (for vocational training) technical college
    escuela (feminine) de formación profesional
    politécnico (masculine)
    art college
    escuela (feminine) de bellas artes
    college of further education
    (institución donde se puede cursar tanto estudios de formación profesional como asignaturas del bachillerato)
    see alsoteachers college
    Example sentences
    • For example, when Ataturk was bringing modern Turkey into being, he closed down all the madrasas, the colleges of further education.
    • Pupils will be able to spend time in work placements and further education colleges, as well as in school.
    • The college was re-opened more than a decade later as a college of continuing education.
    Example sentences
    • Also, men and women who did not go to college after finishing high school were not included in the sample.
    • The whole system here is from high school through to colleges through to the professional leagues, is all designed to develop those top 100 players.
    • At college, his professors thought he was crazy to be in school because he could make a lot more money as a bricklayer.
    1.3 (department of university)
    (in Britain) colegio (masculine) universitario
    Example sentences
    • Sustainable sources such as solar and hydroelectric energy are now used to power many of the university's buildings and colleges.
    • Much of the mystique of Oxford lies in the ancient and beautiful buildings of the colleges of the university.
    • With a few exceptions, all are students from various colleges of Delhi University and some even from schools.
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