curriculum

[ kuh-rik-yuh-luh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF curriculum
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His program was as simple as the curriculum of a Persian youth.

The curriculum was meager, the teaching poor and the discipline cruel.

The growth of the curriculum follows, slowly it is often true, upon the growth of knowledge.

The curriculum is the same as obtains in the leading institutions.

But these responses are not a contradiction of trust; they are a part of the curriculum of trust.

"This must have been the curriculum for their celibates," we may fancy him concluding.

The Isobels supply their part of the curriculum of grammar school.

The list, to be found in the curriculum of many schools and colleges, goes on and on.

For the rest, he had passed through none of the curriculum of English youth.

Hence, manual training has been adopted as a part of the curriculum.

WORD ORIGIN

1824, from Modern Latin transferred use of classical Latin curriculum "a running, course, career" (also "a fast chariot, racing car"), from currere (see current (adj.)). Used in English as a Latin word since 1630s at Scottish universities.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CURRICULUM

core curriculum

nouncompulsory school subjects

discipline

nounfield of study; subject of interest
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