postsecondary

adjective post·sec·ond·ary \ ˌpōst-ˈse-kən-ˌder-ē \
|Updated on: 16 Aug 2018

Definition of postsecondary

: of, relating to, or being education following secondary school
  • postsecondary education
  • The country has a rich infrastructure of 4,500 public and private postsecondary institutions with a high regard for academic freedom.
  • —Lee Lawrence

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1920

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