continuing education
noun Date: 1954 formal courses of study for adult part-time students

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • continuing education — noun (U) education provided for adults outside the formal educational system, usually by means of classes that are held in the evening …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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