Definition of undergraduate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌndəˈɡradjʊət/


A university student who has not yet taken a first degree: a group of Oxford undergraduates
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  • 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.


Denoting or relating to an undergraduate: an undergraduate degree undergraduate students undergraduate life on campus
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  • In the autumn of 2001, I was teaching an undergraduate class on modern political and social theory.
  • Our most competitive subjects at undergraduate level are medicine, law, English, computer science, history, engineering, geography, economics, physiotherapy and midwifery.
  • The book is aimed at undergraduate students in the life sciences, and will also be invaluable for many graduate students.

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