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enrolment Line breaks: en¦rol|ment
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈrəʊlm(ə)nt/
(US enrollment)

Definition of enrolment in English:


[mass noun]
1The action of enrolling or being enrolled: the amount due must be paid on enrolment in October [count noun]: enrolments for teacher training have dropped off sharply
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  • Registration indicates a higher level of training than enrolment.
  • But if I stop I'll have to give my employers back the money they spent on registration and enrolment fees.
  • Closing date for enrolment forms was on Tuesday March 1st, 2005 for Good Counsel Girls School.
1.1 [count noun] North American The number of people enrolled at a school or college: a record enrolment of 690 students
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  • These changes have occurred despite the fact that student enrollments in colleges and universities are at an all-time high.
  • College enrollments rose, and students developed their own rules governing relationships.
  • A year later, the college had an enrolment of 50 students, which remained constant until 1870.

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