further education


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. 2014.

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