curricular

adjective

cur·​ric·​u·​lar kə-ˈri-kyə-lər How to pronounce curricular (audio)
: of or relating to a curriculum

Examples of curricular in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The results of the 40-year analysis track with previous findings about the future earning potential of people who have typically shunned traditional curricular activities in their formative years. Ryan Hogg, Fortune Europe, 28 Mar. 2024 Those first Patrick Henry Patriots enjoyed what was at the time a kind of unprecedented curricular freedom. David L. Coddon, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Mar. 2024 Such moments, however, often involve a light level of curricular engagement and tend to be confined to family members. Kate Cassada, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2024 This is the proper light in which to review Florida’s curricular standards. William B. Allen, National Review, 28 July 2023 Their growing frustrations compelled conservative leaders to create parallel academic programs in the name of ideologically balancing the curricular offerings in American universities. TIME, 23 Oct. 2023 Universities have hired hundreds of administrators, who monitor compliance with hiring goals and curricular changes, and many departments write a variation on a DEI policy. Michael Powell, BostonGlobe.com, 9 Sep. 2023 Universities have hired hundreds of administrators, who monitor compliance with hiring goals and curricular changes, and many departments write a variation on a D.E.I. policy. Michael Powell, New York Times, 8 Sep. 2023 The vehicle's purpose must be transporting: Pupils to or from a public school or a private school or pupils to or from a technical college when required. Pupils to or from curricular or extracurricular activities. Drew Dawson, Journal Sentinel, 21 Aug. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

curriculum + -ar

First Known Use

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of curricular was circa 1909

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“Curricular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/curricular. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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