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Noun: university  ,yoo-nu'vur-si-tee
  1. A large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees
    - uni [Brit, informal], school [N. Amer]
     
  2. Establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching
    - uni [Brit, informal], school [N. Amer]
     
  3. The body of faculty and students at a university
    - uni [Brit, informal], school [N. Amer]

Derived forms: universities

Type of: body, educational institution, establishment

Part of: academe, academia

Encyclopedia: University, NC