university of life

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EtymologyEdit

university +‎ of +‎ life

NounEdit

university of life (plural universities of life)

  1. (idiomatic, chiefly UK) The real world as a source of instruction, as opposed to a formal education.
    I learned all I need to know from the university of life, not from books.

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