Definitions for University
ˌyu nəˈvɜr sɪ tiuni·ver·si·ty
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word University.
the body of faculty and students at a university
establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching
a large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees
Institution of higher education (typically accepting students from the age of about 17 or 18, depending on country, but in some cases able to take younger students in exceptional cases) where subjects are studied and researched in depth and degrees are offered.
Etymology: "institution of higher learning," "body of persons constituting a university," from université, from universitei, from stem of universitas, in juridical and "A number of persons associated into one body, a society, company, community, guild, corporation, etc.," in, "the whole, aggregate," from universus
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A school, where all the arts and faculties are taught and studied.
Etymology: universitas, Lat.
While I play the good husband at home, my son and servants spend all at the university. William Shakespeare, Taming of the Shrew.
The universities, especially Aberdeen, flourished under many excellent scholars, and very learned men. Edward Hyde.
A university (from Latin universitas 'a whole') is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in several academic disciplines. Universities typically offer both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. In the United States, the designation is reserved for colleges that have a graduate school.
A university is an institution of higher education that typically offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various academic disciplines. It is a place where students pursue advanced studies and research under the guidance of qualified faculty members. Universities also often engage in community outreach, academic research, and provide a wide range of resources, such as libraries, laboratories, and student support services.
the universe; the whole
an association, society, guild, or corporation, esp. one capable of having and acquiring property
an institution organized and incorporated for the purpose of imparting instruction, examining students, and otherwise promoting education in the higher branches of literature, science, art, etc., empowered to confer degrees in the several arts and faculties, as in theology, law, medicine, music, etc. A university may exist without having any college connected with it, or it may consist of but one college, or it may comprise an assemblage of colleges established in any place, with professors for instructing students in the sciences and other branches of learning
A university is an institution of higher education and research which grants academic degrees in a variety of subjects and provides both undergraduate education and postgraduate education. The word "university" is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, which roughly means "community of teachers and scholars."
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ū-ni-vėr′si-ti, n. a corporation of teachers or assemblage of colleges for teaching the higher branches of learning, and having power to confer degrees. [L. universitas, a corporation—universus.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. An institution for the prevention of learning. 2. A place where rich men send their sons who have no aptitude for business. 3. A plan for the elimination of physical culture and the exaltation of athletics. 4. A literary, gonococci culture-bed. 5. A collection of buildings which emit the odor of the classics and omit the odor of sanctity. 6. A place wherein the youthful mind is taught the danger of thinking.
A type of education system for the provision of education, learning, training, instruction for a range of curriculum, courses and study for students with just sufficient classrooms, buildings and appropriate forms of housing, leisure and sports facilities, gym, space for vehicles and bicycles, open space and landscaping, provided as a goodwill gesture to members of the public and paid for with a variety of local unity government funding, regional unity government funding, national unity government funding, european unity government funding, international unity government funding, business funding, philanthropy income, music artist philanthropy income, citizen income and crowdfunding.
Universities are amazing places to visit, their campus, buildings and facilities are places for every mind to experience a range of fantastic opportunities.
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Etymology and Origins
From the Latin universitatis, the whole. This word expresses the various distinct colleges and halls at Oxford, Cambridge, and elsewhere, incorporated by a royal charter as one great educational centre.
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Rank popularity for the word 'University' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #569
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Rank popularity for the word 'University' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1017
Rank popularity for the word 'University' in Nouns Frequency: #196
The numerical value of University in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of University in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.
University President Why is it that you physicists always require so much expensive equipment Now the Department of Mathematics requires nothing but money for paper, pencils, and erasers...and the Department of Philosophy is better still. It doesn't even ask for erasers.
Violence or the threat of violence must never be permitted to influence the actions or judgments of the university community. Once it does, the community, almost by definition, ceases to be a university. It is for this reason that from time immemorial expulsion has been the primary instrument of university discipline.
Some years ago I became president of Columbia University and learned within 24 hours to be ready to speak at the drop of a hat, and I learned something more, the trustees were expected to be ready to speak at the passing of the hat.
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- جامِعَة, جامعةArabic
- universitatCatalan, Valencian
- Universität, HochschuleGerman
- oilthighScottish Gaelic
- mbo'ehao guasuGuaraní
- महाविद्यालय, विश्वविद्यालय, यूनिवर्सिटी, विHindi
- inivèsiteHaitian Creole
- ilisimatusarfikKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾನಿಲಯ, ಕಲಿವೀಡುKannada
- 대학, 大學, 대학교Korean
- zanîngeh, zankoKurdish
- universitas, studium generale, vniuersitatisLatin
- UniversitéitLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- augstskola, universitāteLatvian
- их сургуульMongolian
- madrasah jamiah, universiti, menara gadingMalay
- universitair, universiteitDutch
- universitetNorwegian Nynorsk
- پوهنتونPashto, Pushto
- универзитет, univerzitet, sveučilište, свеучилиштеSerbo-Croatian
- විශ්ව විද්යාලයSinhala, Sinhalese
- universitet, högskolaSwedish
- chuo kikuuSwahili
- üniversite, bilimyurduTurkish
- یونیورسٹی, جامعہUrdu
- trường đại học, đại học, 大學Vietnamese
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