HyperDic: university

English > 3 senses of the word university:
NOUNgroupuniversitythe body of faculty and students at a university
artifactuniversityestablishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching
groupuniversitya large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees
university > pronunciation
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English > university: 3 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningThe body of faculty and students at a university.
Membersgraduate school, grad schoolA school in a university / university offering study leading to degrees beyond the bachelor's degree
Part ofacademia, academeThe academic world
NarrowergownThe members of a university as distinguished from the other residents of the town in which the university is located
varsityA British abbreviation of 'university'
BroaderbodyA group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
Spanishuniversidad
Catalanuniversitat
English > university: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningestablishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching.
Category ofred-brick, redbrickOf or relating to British universities founded in the late 19th century or the 20th century
InstancesBrown University, BrownA university in Rhode Island
Cambridge University, CambridgeA university in England
Carnegie Mellon UniversityAn engineering university in Pittsburgh
Columbia University, ColumbiaA university in New York City
Cooper Union, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Artuniversity founded in 1859 by Peter Cooper to offer free courses in the arts and sciences
Cornell UniversityA university in Ithaca, New York
Duke UniversityA university in Durham, North Carolina
Harvard University, HarvardA university in Massachusetts
Johns HopkinsA university in Baltimore
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MITAn engineering university in Cambridge
Ohio State UniversityA university in Columbus, Ohio
Oxford University, OxfordA university in England
Paris University, University of Paris, SorbonneA university in Paris
Princeton University, PrincetonA university in New Jersey
Stanford University, StanfordA university in California
University of California at BerkeleyA university in Berkeley, California
University of ChicagoA university in Chicago, Illinois
University of MichiganA university in Ann Arbor, Michigan
University of NebraskaA university in Lincoln, Nebraska
University of North CarolinaA university in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, PennA university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
University of PittsburghA university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
University of Sussex, Sussex UniversityA red-brick university in Brighton, England
University of TexasA university in Austin, Texas
University of VermontA university in Burlington, Vermont
University of WashingtonA university in Seattle, Washington
University of West VirginiaA university in Morgantown, West Virginia
University of WisconsinA university in Madison, Wisconsin
Yale University, YaleA university in Connecticut
NarrowerOxbridgegeneral term for an ancient and prestigious and privileged university (especially Oxford University or Cambridge University)
city universityAn urban university in a large city
redbrick university(British informal) a provincial British university of relatively recent founding
BroaderestablishmentA public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence
Spanishuniversidad
Catalanuniversitat
English > university: 3 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees.
MemberscollegeAn institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees
NarrowerOpen UniversityA British university that is open to people without formal academic qualifications and where teaching is by correspondence or broadcasting or summer school
multiversityA university system having several separate campuses and colleges and research centers
Broadereducational institutionAn institution dedicated to education
Spanishuniversidad

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