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community college

noun

Simple Definition of community college

  • : a school that you go to after high school : a school that offers courses leading to an associate's degree

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of community college

  1. :  a 2-year government-supported college that offers an associate degree

1948

First Known Use of community college

1948


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