community college


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

Examples of community college in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Created by Dan Harmon, Community is a comedy series set at a community college that ran for 110 episodes across six seasons between 2009 and 2015. Armando Tinoco, Deadline, 8 July 2024 Proposition 2 is a bond measure that would allow the state to borrow $10 billion to help fund repairs and upgrades at thousands of public elementary, middle and high schools and community colleges across California. Jenny Gold, Los Angeles Times, 5 July 2024 Most commonly, high school students will take courses at a community college alongside their standard classes. Emma Hall, Sacramento Bee, 2 July 2024 School districts and the community college have yet to approve budgets or set rates. Bill Lukitsch, Kansas City Star, 1 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for community college 

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Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of community college was in 1922

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“Community college.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

community college

: a public junior college that fits its instruction to the community's needs

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