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polytechnic

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adjective poly·tech·nic \-ˈtek-nik\

Definition of polytechnic

  1. :  relating to or devoted to instruction in many technical arts or applied sciences

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Origin and Etymology of polytechnic

French polytechnique, from Greek polytechnos skilled in many arts, from poly- + technē art — more at technical


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polytechnic

noun poly·tech·nic

Definition of polytechnic

  1. :  a polytechnic school

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First Known Use of polytechnic

1836


POLYTECHNIC Defined for English Language Learners

polytechnic

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Definition of polytechnic for English Language Learners

  • : a college or university that provides training in technical and practical sciences


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