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English Meaning(s) for 大学

  1. post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc.
  2. the Great Learning - one of the Four Books

Definition and Synonyms for 大学

University establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching
Synonyms: ユニバーシティー, 大学, 最高学府
College an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees
Synonyms: カレッジ, 単科大学, , , 大い, 大き, 大学, 大学校
College often a part of a university
Synonyms: カレッジ, 単科大学, , , 大い, 大き, 大学, 大学校

Meanings for each kanji in 大学

large; big Kanji Details »
study; learning; science Kanji Details »

Categories 大学 is a member of

Establishment a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence
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Educational Institution an institution dedicated to education
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Sample Sentences for 大学

He found a good room with board near his college campus.
The question whether I should quit college or not bothered me.
You know what my idiot son's doing? Even now he's graduated from university he spends all his time playing pachinko instead of getting a job.
He's saving up to go to college.
He gave me some good advice about entering that college.

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