Translation of poly in Spanish:

poly

Pronunciation /ˈpɒli//ˈpɑli/

noun

British
informal

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    • Fake your CV so it shows you failed most of your A-levels and just managed to scrape a third-class management degree from a former poly your dad bunged a few thousand quid to, and you will be an irresistible prospect.
    • First, the old polytechnics were rebranded as universities - a process of levelling-down that has really meant many old universities becoming polys in all but name.
    • But media studies at a former poly faces an extra battle to gain credibility among the very media it seeks to understand.
    • I have an acquaintance who is employed by one of our better universities (that's code for: not Oxbridge or Edinburgh or St.Andrews, but not a jumped-up poly either).
    • Oxford is outstanding and a former poly can be outstanding in its own distinctive contribution, so I wouldn't like to rank them’.