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undergraduate Line breaks: under|gradu¦ate
Pronunciation: /ʌndəˈɡradjʊət/

Definition of undergraduate in English:

noun

A university student who has not yet taken a first degree: a group of Oxford undergraduates
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  • Erika is an undergraduate at San Diego State University, majoring in biology.
  • I first started reading Ulysses in the late 1990s, as an undergraduate at University College Dublin.
  • Many of our students study as undergraduates or post-graduates abroad.

adjective

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Denoting or relating to an undergraduate: an undergraduate degree undergraduate students undergraduate life on campus
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  • St Martin's college offers undergraduate degrees, postgraduate teaching diplomas and professional development.
  • After completing an undergraduate degree in art, history and ethnology in 2006, she has combined studies in social affairs with work for the World Childhood Foundation in Stockholm.
  • As he approached the end of his remarkable four undergraduate years at MIT he began to think about studying for his doctorate.

Words that rhyme with undergraduate

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