Definitions for oxbridgeˈɒksˌbrɪdʒ

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  1. Oxbridge(noun)

    general term for an ancient and prestigious and privileged university (especially Oxford University or Cambridge University)

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  1. Oxbridge(ProperNoun)

    The University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge collectively, in contrast to redbrick universities.

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  1. Oxbridge

    Oxbridge is a portmanteau of the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, and the term is used to refer to them collectively, often with implications of perceived superior social status. "Oxbridge" can be used as a noun referring to either or both universities or as an adjective describing them or their students.


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