correspondence course
noun Date: 1902 a course offered by a correspondence school

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • correspondence course — ➔ course * * * correspondence course UK US noun [C] ► a course of study that you do from your home with books and other information that are sent to you by post or email: »He took a correspondence course in accountancy. → See also DISTANCE… …   Financial and business terms

  • correspondence course — correspondence courses N COUNT A correspondence course is a course in which you study at home, receiving your work by post and sending it back by post. I took a correspondence course in computing …   English dictionary

  • correspondence course — ► NOUN ▪ a course of study in which student and tutors communicate by post …   English terms dictionary

  • correspondence course — noun a course offered (by mail) by a correspondence school (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑course, ↑course of study, ↑course of instruction, ↑class * * * noun, pl ⋯ courses [count] : a class in which students receive lessons and assignments in the mail… …   Useful english dictionary

  • correspondence course — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms correspondence course : singular correspondence course plural correspondence courses an educational course that you take at home, receiving your work and sending it back by post or by email …   English dictionary

  • correspondence course — corre spondence .course n a course of lessons in which the student works at home and sends completed work to their teacher by post ▪ I m taking a correspondence course in business studies …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • correspondence course — noun (C) a course of lessons in which the student works at home and sends completed work to their teacher by mail: I m taking a correspondence course in business studies …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • correspondence course — course which is conducted through the mail rather than in a classroom setting …   English contemporary dictionary

  • correspondence course — correspond′ence course n. edu a course of instruction provided by a correspondence school • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • correspondence course — a course of instruction provided by a correspondence school. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

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