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in statu pupillari Line breaks: in statu pu¦pil|lari
Pronunciation: /ɪn ˌstatjuː ˌpjuːpɪˈlɑːri/

Definition of in statu pupillari in English:


[often postpositive]
1Under guardianship, especially as a pupil: we are not children in statu pupillari, but adults
More example sentences
  • Let it be known that all graduates have a voice and that all undergraduates are in statu pupillari.
2In a junior position at university; not having a master’s degree.



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