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stop out1

North American Withdraw temporarily from higher education or employment in order to pursue another activity: community college students are more likely to stop out, or drop out entirely, when the cost of attending increases
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  • More female high achievers are "stopping out" to raise kids - and avoiding Corporate America when they return.
  • Readmits - These students were once at the college but stopped out, dropped out, or were academically dismissed.
  • Single until recently, she had three kids and "stopped out" - taking no classes seven of those years.
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There are 2 main definitions of stop out in English:

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stop-out2

Syllabification: stop-out
Pronunciation: /ˈstäpout
 
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noun

British informal
A person who stays out late at night.
Example sentences
  • So just now, while waiting for the dirty stop-outs, I was tidying up the kitchen so figured I'd listen to a podcast.
  • She is undoubtedly a dirty stop-out and would provide generous assistance should I chance upon a bar in serious need of propping up.

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