Definitions for community college

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

commu′nity col′lege(n.)

  1. a nonresidential junior college supported in part by local government funds.

    Category: Education

Origin of community college:

1945–50, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. community college(noun)

    a nonresidential junior college offering a curriculum fitted to the needs of the community

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. community college(noun)əˈmyu nɪ ti

    a two-year college for people from a local area

    studying criminal justice at a community college


  1. community college(Noun)

    An educational institution providing college education granting certificates, diplomas, and Associates' degrees, but not higher level degrees. The name derives from the fact that community colleges primarily attract and accept students from the local community, and are often supported by the local community through property taxes. A junior college.

  2. community college(Noun)

    A secondary school, usually offering extended services of some sort.


  1. Community college

    A community college is a type of educational institution. The term can have different meanings in different countries.


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