from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A junior college without residential facilities that is often funded by the government.
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- n. An educational institution providing college education granting certificates, diplomas, and Associates' degrees, but not higher level degrees. 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. A junior college.
- n. A secondary school, usually offering extended services of some sort.
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- n. a nonresidential junior college offering a curriculum fitted to the needs of the community
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We established a community college in Martin County, Williamston.
Utey, now a professor of public safety and police science at a community college in Ohio, told how Nick’s poor judgment resulted in the botched shot in Tulsa and the escape of a wanted fugitive later in New Orleans during the furor over the assassination of a Salvadoran bishop, an event never really satisfactorily explained and occasionally brought up by enterprising reporters in search of an easy, sensational feature.
File clerks, shop clerks, law clerks, community college students, elderly widows, and unmarried waitresses such as Priscilla.