polytechnics (institutions)

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Scope note
Educational institutions distinguished from "universities" by traditionally providing training for technicians in business, industry, and commerce for an immediate local area, having fewer residence facilities, and offering more part-time classes. For educational institutions emphasizing training in agriculture or specific trades, use "vocational schools."
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024