AskDefine | Define extramural

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extramural adj : carried on outside the bounds of an institution or community; "extramural sports" [ant: intramural]

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Adjective

  1. taking place outside the walls of an institution, especially a school

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Extramural means to study outside, but under the aegis of, a university or other institution. Extramural studies are taken by the student away from the physical campus, and are often used for those unable to attend classes.

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