student

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stu·dent

noun, often attributive \ˈstü-dənt, ˈstyü-, chiefly Southern -dənt\

: a person who attends a school, college, or university

: a person who studies something

Full Definition of STUDENT

1
:  scholar, learner; especially :  one who attends a school
2
:  one who studies :  an attentive and systematic observer <a student of politics>

Examples of STUDENT

  1. a group of college students
  2. She is a student at Georgetown University.

Origin of STUDENT

Middle English, from Latin student-, studens, from present participle of studēre to study — more at study
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis

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