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University vs. Colleague

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Universitynoun

Institution of higher education (typically accepting students from the age of about 17 or 18, depending on country, but in some exceptional cases able to take younger students) where subjects are studied and researched in depth and degrees are offered.

‘The only reason why I haven't gone to university is because I can't afford it.’;

Colleaguenoun

A fellow member of a profession, staff, academic faculty or other organization; an associate.

Universitynoun

The universe; the whole.

Colleagueverb

To unite or associate with another or with others.

‘Young Fortinbras,/ Holding a weak supposal of our worth/...Colleagued with the dream of his advantage,/...hath not failed to pester us with message/ Importing the surrender of those lands/Lost by his father. - Hamlet (Act I, Scene 2)’;

Universitynoun

An association, society, guild, or corporation, esp. one capable of having and acquiring property.

‘The universities, or corporate bodies, at Rome were very numerous. There were corporations of bakers, farmers of the revenue, scribes, and others.’;

Colleaguenoun

A partner or associate in some civil or ecclesiastical office or employment. It is never used of partners in trade or manufactures.

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Universitynoun

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. In modern usage, a university is expected to have both an undergraduate division, granting bachelor's degrees, and a graduate division, granting master's or doctoral degrees, but there are some exceptions. In addition, a modern university typically also supports research by its faculty

‘The present universities of Europe were, originally, the greater part of them, ecclesiastical corporations, instituted for the education of churchmen . . . What was taught in the greater part of those universities was suitable to the end of their institutions, either theology or something that was merely preparatory to theology.’;

Colleagueverb

To unite or associate with another or with others.

Universitynoun

the body of faculty and students at a university

Colleaguenoun

an associate you work with

Universitynoun

establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching

Colleaguenoun

a person who is member of your class or profession;

‘the surgeon consulted his colleagues’; ‘he sent e-mail to his fellow hackers’;

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Universitynoun

a large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees

University

A university (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.

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