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Mr. Gladstone was again returned unopposed for the University of Oxford.

He might in England, you know, if he were a fellow of a University.

She evidently did not relish his glib talk about the university.

I think it's a shame that girls are not allowed to go to the university; don't you?

There are plenty of boys' schools, too, but the university is the university.

One of these latter is to be found at the University of Barcelona, Spain.

When Karl comes from the university in his vacation, his first question is, "Where is Sami?"

In 1793 he published his first papers; and in the autumn of 1795 he entered the University of Gottingen.

After that he entered the University, and devoted himself to natural philosophy.

The boy was educated at a school in Durham, and at the University of Edinburgh.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "institution of higher learning," also "body of persons constituting a university," from Anglo-French université, Old French universitei (13c.), from Medieval Latin universitatem (nominative universitas), in Late Latin "corporation, society," from Latin, "the whole, aggregate," from universus "whole, entire" (see universe). In the academic sense, a shortening of universitas magistrorum et scholarium "community of masters and scholars;" superseded studium as the word for this.

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academic

adjectiverelating to schooling, learning
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