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dropout factory Syllabification: drop·out fac·to·ry

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of dropout factory in English:


A high school with a very high number of dropouts.
Example sentences
  • Some of our schools are now nothing less than dropout factories.
  • Educators say they're worried that dropout factories are becoming vulnerable to privatization.
  • Three out of 10 students don't graduate on time, many of them attending so-called dropout factories.

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