Definition of undergraduate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌəndərˈɡrajo͞oət/


A student at a college or university who has not yet earned a bachelor’s or equivalent degree.
Example sentences
  • Many of our students study as undergraduates or post-graduates abroad.
  • Student debt is increasingly putting prospective undergraduates off going to university.
  • This is an excellent text, useful for undergraduates and graduate students alike.
student, undergrad, scholar, freshman
informal frosh

Words that rhyme with undergraduate


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Syllabification: un·der·grad·u·ate

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