university college


Definition of university college

1 : a college attached to or affiliated with a university
2 British : a college lacking the right to confer its own degrees and for this purpose attached to but physically separate from a university

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First Known Use of university college

1838, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“University college.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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