state university
noun Date: 1785 a university maintained and administered by one of the states of the United States as part of the state public educational system

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • State university — ☆ State university n. a university supported and controlled by a U.S. state as part of its public educational system …   English World dictionary

  • state university — noun : a university maintained and administered by one of the states of the United States as part of the state public educational system * * * noun, pl ⋯ ties [count] : a university that is owned and run by one of the states of the U.S. as part… …   Useful english dictionary

  • state university — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms state university : singular state university plural state universities in the US, a university that is supported with money from a state …   English dictionary

  • state university — state uni versity plural state universities n a university in the US which receives money from a state to help pay its costs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • state university — state uni versity noun count in the U.S., a university that is supported with money from a state …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • state university — state′ univer′sity n. edu a public university maintained by the government of a state • Etymology: 1825–35, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • state university — A university maintained by the state, sometimes with, sometimes without, the imposition of tuition charges against residents of the state …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • state university — a university maintained by the government of a state. [1825 35, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • state university — noun (C) AmE a university in the US which receives money from a state to help pay its costs …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • state university — /steɪt junəˈvɜsəti/ (say stayt yoohnuh versuhtee) noun US a university maintained by the government of a state as the highest public educational institution …   Australian English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”