training college

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Recent Examples on the Web Before filing his paperwork to run for president in the fall of 2017, Mr. Yang ran the nonprofit organization Venture for America, whose mission involved training college graduates in entrepreneurship. Matt Stevens, New York Times, "Andrew Yang’s Next Move: A New Nonprofit Organization," 5 Mar. 2020 After school, Moi opted to go to a teacher training college. Gabrielle Lynch, Quartz Africa, "How Daniel arap Moi became Kenya’s “big man” president," 3 Feb. 2020 Students from a rural teacher-training college were trying to secure buses for a trip to Mexico City. New York Times, "Five Years Ago, 43 Students Vanished. The Mystery, and the Pain, Remain," 26 Sep. 2019 It was made for Osborne House, a training college for naval officers on the Isle of Wight. Casey Quackenbush, Time, "Google Doodle Honors the Inventor of the First Powered Vacuum Cleaner Hubert Cecil Booth," 5 July 2018 In two days in the kingdom, the prince will also tour a vocational training college with links to Britain's Middlesex University, meet Syrian refugee children and tour the Roman ruins of the Jerash archaeological site. Fox News, "Prince William arrives in Jordan, praises 'historic ties and friendship'," 24 June 2018 In two days in the kingdom, the prince will also tour a vocational training college with links to Britain’s Middlesex University, meet Syrian refugee children and tour the Roman ruins of the Jerash archaeological site. Washington Post, "Prince William on historic Mideast trip, praises Jordan ties," 24 June 2018 The former students attended the career-training colleges Everest, Heald and WyoTech, which the bankrupt Corinthian sold off in 2014. Nanette Asimov, SFChronicle.com, "Students of defunct Corinthian Colleges to get millions in loan refunds," 14 June 2018 In 1943, three years after Germany invaded the Netherlands, van Hulst was working as a lecturer at a Calvinist teacher training college in Amsterdam, according to Roland Hughes of the BBC. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, "Johan van Hulst, Who Helped Save Hundreds of Children During the Holocaust, Has Died at 107," 2 Apr. 2018

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1839, in the meaning defined above

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“Training college.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/training%20college. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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training college

noun

English Language Learners Definition of training college

British : a college that prepares people for a particular job especially : a college for the training of teachers

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