community college

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Etymology[edit]

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.

Noun[edit]

community college (plural community colleges)

  1. (US) An educational institution providing college education granting certificates, diplomas, and associate's degrees, but not higher level degrees; junior college.
  2. (Britain) A secondary school, usually offering extended services of some sort.

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