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extracurricular

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adjective ex·tra·cur·ric·u·lar \ˌek-strə-kə-ˈri-kyə-lər\

Simple Definition of extracurricular

  • —used to describe extra activities (such as sports) that can be done by the students in a school but that are not part of the regular schedule of classes

Full Definition of extracurricular

  1. 1 :  not falling within the scope of a regular curriculum; specifically :  of or relating to officially or semiofficially approved and usually organized student activities (as athletics) connected with school and usually carrying no academic credit <extracurricular sports>

  2. 2 a :  lying outside one's regular duties or routine b :  extramarital

extracurricular noun

Examples of extracurricular

  1. <hired a private detective to investigate her husband's extracurricular activities>



1925

First Known Use of extracurricular

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Rhymes with extracurricular


EXTRACURRICULAR Defined for Kids

extracurricular

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adjective ex·tra·cur·ric·u·lar \ˌek-strə-kə-ˈri-kyə-lər\

Definition of extracurricular

  1. :  relating to activities (as athletics) that are offered by a school but are not part of the course of study





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