training college

noun

British

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web According to the website of the Etilaat Roz, a longtime Kabul newspaper now based abroad, the seminary had recently been opened by local Taliban officials in the building of a former training college for teachers. Arkansas Online, 1 Dec. 2022 According to the website of the Etilaat Roz, a longtime Kabul newspaper now based abroad, the seminary had recently been opened by local Taliban officials in the building of a former teachers’ training college. Pamela Constable, Washington Post, 30 Nov. 2022 On July 20, 1968, Page was in the audience when Plant performed at a teachers’ training college in Walsall with a group of little distinction called Obs-Tweedle. James Wood, The New Yorker, 24 Jan. 2022 Last month, bandits raided a military training college in Kaduna state north of the capital, killing two soldiers, grabbing more weaponry and kidnapping a ranking military officer, a major at the country’s national defense academy. Drew Hinshaw, WSJ, 17 Oct. 2021 She had recently been married and had graduated from a teacher training college. BostonGlobe.com, 30 Mar. 2021 Just before midnight on March 11 gunmen barged into a school around 300 yards from a military training college in Kaduna state and seized dozens of students from their dormitories. Joe Parkinson, WSJ, 23 Mar. 2021 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, 5 Mar. 2020 After school, Moi opted to go to a teacher training college. Gabrielle Lynch, Quartz Africa, 3 Feb. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1839, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of training college was in 1839

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“Training college.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/training%20college. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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