Meaning of junior college

jun'ior col'lege

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  1. a collegiate institution offering courses only through the first one or two years of college instruction and granting a certificate of title instead of a degree.
  2. a division of a college, university, or university system offering general courses during the first two years of instruction or fulfilling administrative duties applicable to freshmen and sophomores.
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