student union

noun
Updated on: 22 Nov 2017

Definition of student union

: a building on a college campus that is devoted to student activities and that usually contains lounges, auditoriums, offices, and game rooms

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First Known Use of student union

1892


STUDENT UNION Defined for English Language Learners

student union

noun

Definition of student union for English Language Learners

  • : a building at a college or university that is used for students' social activities

  • : an association of students at a college or university


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