junior college

noun

Definition of junior college

  1. :  an educational institution that offers two years of studies corresponding to those in the first two years of a four-year college and that often offers technical, vocational, and liberal studies to the adults of a community

1899

First Known Use of junior college

1899


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junior college

noun

Definition of junior college for English Language Learners

  • : a school that has two years of studies similar to those in the first two years of a four-year college


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