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dropout

Pronunciation: /ˈdrɑːpaʊt; ˈdrɒpaʊt/

Translation of dropout in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (from society, group) marginado, (masculine, feminine) they're all dropouts from big business es toda gente que ha abandonado el mundo de los negocios 1.2 (from education)[ alumno que no completa los estudios ]
    Example sentences
    • A major limitation of this study is the high dropout rate; 74% of subjects dropped out before completing the entire period of maximum medication dose.
    • Another potential limitation of this study was the dropout rate, with 30% of subjects failing to complete all three treatment arms.
    • The major limitations of this study include the high dropout rate and the short treatment period.

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