definition of university by The Free Dictionary

Not much is known of his early days except that he went to school and to Oxford University. In time he became one of the most learned men of his day, and was made Head, or Master, of Balliol College.
Each can choose for himself whether he will work or play; for German university life is a very free life; it seems to have no restraints.
The meanest mathematician in Spaceland will readily believe me when I assert that the problems of life, which present themselves to the well-educated — when they are themselves in motion, rotating, advancing or retreating, and at the same time attempting to discriminate by the sense of sight between a number of Polygons of high rank moving in different directions, as for example in a ball-room or conversazione — must be of a nature to task the angularity of the most intellectual, and amply
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science – Dictionary Definition :


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natural history

the scientific study of plants or animals (more observational than experimental) usually published in popular magazines rather than in academic journals

natural science

the sciences involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena

math, mathematics, maths

a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

agronomy, scientific agriculture

the application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop production


the study of plant nutrition and growth especially as a way to increase crop yield


science of soils in relation to crops

architectonics, tectonics
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career – English-French Dictionary

WordReference English-French Dictionary © 2020:

Principales traductions
career nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (profession) (profession) carrière nfnom féminin: s’utilise avec les articles “la”, “l'” (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), “une”. Ex : fille – nf > On dira “la fille” ou “une fille”. Avec un nom féminin, l’adjectif s’accorde. En général, on ajoute un “e” à l’adjectif. Par exemple, on dira “une petite fille”.
  Many children want a career as a doctor.
  De nombreux enfants veulent embrasser la carrière de médecin.
career nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (progress in work) (temps passé) carrière nfnom féminin: s’utilise avec les articles “la”, “l'” (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), “une”. Ex : fille – nf > On dira
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Education | Wex Legal Dictionary / Encyclopedia

Education law: An Overview

One government function is education, which is administered through the public school system by the Department of Education. The states, however, have primary responsibility for the maintenance and operation of public schools. The Federal Government also has an interest in education. The National Institute of Education was created to improve education in the United States.

Each state is required by its state constitution to provide a school system whereby children may receive an education. State legislatures exercise power over schools in any manner consistent with the state’s constitution. Many state legislatures delegate power over the school system to a state board of education.

There is a strong concern with equality in education. Within states this leads to efforts to assure that each child no matter where he or she is situated receives an adequate education. The Equal Education Opportunities Act of 1974 provides that no state

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Idioms by The Free Dictionary

The hygiene industry’s response to this challenge has been to expand career resources –events like career panels for exploration, workshops and webinars around career options, and/or unsolicited guidance and free advice on social media groups.

The struggle with this is that, when either voluntary or involuntary factors influence a dental hygienists career path and cause them to move away or supplement the clinical realm with nonclinical domains, many career seekers do not know where to turn to find solutions or to develop the additional knowledge, skills or abilities that will prepare them for additional career choices.

Best Career Picks’ new website will be regularly updated with different career information and latest job trends.

Best Career Picks is a value-centric site that aims to deliver timely, helpful information at the core of its goals.

“We are committed, through this series, to providing the necessary knowledge and expertise to enable young Qataris

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meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

These are words often used in combination with college.

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college administrator

He insisted that no college administrator could hold an official position in the association, giving doctors in the field a collective voice.



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college athlete

He was an outstanding college athlete, and also was a sprinter and jumper for the track team.



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college athletics

As a result of these practices, numerous concerns were raised, including the desire to regulate college athletics.



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definition of education by The Free Dictionary

2. learning, schooling, culture, breeding, scholarship, civilization, cultivation, refinement a man with little education

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet” [Aristophanes]
“Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave” [Lord Henry Brougham speech to the House of Commons]
“To live for a time close to great minds is the best education” [John Buchan Memory Hold the Door]
“Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another” [G.K. Chesterton]
“‘Tis education forms the common mind,”
“Just as the twig is bent, the tree’s inclined” [Alexander Pope Epistles to Several Persons]
“Education is something that tempers the young and consoles the old, gives wealth to the poor and adorns the rich” [Diogenes (The Cynic)]
“Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten”

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definition of college by The Free Dictionary

He asked me, or to be truthful, he begged me to send him Don Quixote, for he intended to found a college where the Spanish tongue would be taught, and it was his wish that the book to be read should be the History of Don Quixote.
“That,” replied the Wizard, “is the Royal Athletic College of Oz, which is directed by Professor H.
His father, a retired colonel of the Guards, had died when Stepan was twelve, and sorry as his mother was to part from her son, she entered him at the Military College as her deceased husband had intended.
“But there is reason to believe that President Dunster sat in it, when he held the first Commencement at Harvard College. You have often heard, children, how careful our forefathers were to give their young people a good education.
The studious young ladies at Alton College,
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definition of career by The Free Dictionary

“Sluggard”–why, it is a calling and vocation, it is a career. Do not jest, it is so.
Anna Mikhaylovna also had of late visited them less frequently, seemed to hold herself with particular dignity, and always spoke rapturously and gratefully of the merits of her son and the brilliant career on which he had entered.
An officer of the Cuirassier Life Guards, a handsome prince who everyone predicted would become aide-de-camp to the Emperor Nicholas I and have a brilliant career, left the service, broke off his engagement to a beautiful maid of honour, a favourite of the Empress’s, gave his small estate to his sister, and retired to a monastery to become a monk.
He had but one answer to everything they could say: ‘My career is closed.’ What stuff!
I tell you, Watson, in all seriousness, that if I could beat that man, if I could
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