institution of higher learning

Definition of institution of higher learning

  1. :  a college or university

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an act of instituting :  establishment

    :  a significant practice, relationship, or organization in a society or culture

    :  something or someone firmly associated with a place or thing

highplay higher
  1. :  rising or extending upward a great distance :  taller than average, usual, or expected

    :  having a specified height or elevation :  tall

    :  situated or passing above the normal level, surface, base of measurement, or elevation

  1. :  at or to a high place, altitude, level, or degree

    :  well, luxuriously

  1. :  an elevated place or region: such as

    :  hill, knoll

    :  the space overhead :  sky

  1. :  the act or experience of one that learns

    :  knowledge or skill acquired by instruction or study

    :  modification of a behavioral tendency by experience (such as exposure to conditioning)

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