Definition of community college in English:

community college

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noun

1chiefly North American A college providing further and higher education for people living in a particular area.
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  • Chloe would be attending university in the fall, and Liam would be going to El Camino, a community college in the area.
  • I continued taking classes at the community college in the county where we lived.
  • An accounting professor at a Minnesota community college has her students study the federal budget.
2British A secondary school whose educational and recreational facilities are available to adults in the local community.
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  • There is a secondary school, a community college and three primary schools in the village, one of which is Irish-speaking.
  • I once took a ‘ghost-hunting’ class at the local community college.
  • The event is aimed at the residents of Northlands Park and Craylands, who will be able to take free courses at the adult community college from the end of April.

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