continuing education

continuing education
noun
a program of instruction designed primarily for adult students who participate part-time

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noun [noncount]
: classes taken by adult students usually in the evenings — called also continuing ed, adult education

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conˌtinuing eduˈcation [continuing education] noun uncountable

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