- further education
- further education ► NOUN Brit. ▪ education below degree level for people above school age.
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Further education — (often abbreviated FE; called continuing education in U.S. English) is a term mainly used in connection with education in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It is post compulsory education (in addition to that received at secondary school), that is… … Wikipedia
further education — noun Britain : adult education * * * Brit. See adult education. [1895 1900] * * * further education noun Post school education that is below degree level (cf ↑higher education under ↑high1) … Useful english dictionary
further education — N UNCOUNT Further education is the education of people who have left school but who are not at a university or a college of education. [mainly BRIT] She is now in further education with new career possibilities ahead of her... Most further… … English dictionary
further education — noun Further education is used before these nouns: ↑college … Collocations dictionary
further education — further edu cation n [U] BrE abbreviation FE education for adults after leaving school, that is not at a university →↑higher education … Dictionary of contemporary English
further education — /ˌfɜðər ɛdʒəˈkeɪʃən/ (say .ferdhuhr ejuh kayshuhn) noun any form of education beyond the school system, as the formal education of universities and colleges, or the informal adult education programs … Australian English dictionary
further education — noun higher education, education at university level or higher … Wiktionary
further education — noun (U) BrE education for adults after leaving school that is not at a university compare higher education … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
further education — noun Date: 1937 British adult education … New Collegiate Dictionary
further education — Brit. See adult education. [1895 1900] * * * … Universalium