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A post-secondary college in Quebec is called a CEGEP, which stands for collège d’enseignement général et professionnel. In English, the acronym CEGEP is written in capital letters, without periods.

  • After studying science at a CEGEP for one year, Antoine switched to veterinary medicine.

The plural is CEGEPs.

  • CEGEPs offer pre-university and vocational courses.