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dropout
American English: /ˈdrɑpˌaʊt/
British English: /ˈdrɒpaʊt/

Translation of dropout in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (from society, group)
    marginado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
    they're all dropouts from big business
    es toda gente que ha abandonado el mundo de los negocios
    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.
  • 2 (from education)
    (alumno que no completa los estudios)

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