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higher education

noun

: education or learning at a college or university

Full Definition of HIGHER EDUCATION

:  education beyond the secondary level; especially :  education provided by a college or university

Examples of HIGHER EDUCATION

  1. Students and their parents worry about the rising cost of higher education.

First Known Use of HIGHER EDUCATION

1834

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