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undergraduate (n.)

1620s, a hybrid formed from under + graduate (n.). British used fem. form undergraduette in 1920s-30s. As an adjective, in the school sense, from 1680s.

updated on February 26, 2014

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Definitions of undergraduate from WordNet

undergraduate (n.)
a university student who has not yet received a first degree;
Synonyms: undergrad
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