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student

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noun, often attributive stu·dent \ˈstü-dənt, ˈstyü-, chiefly Southern -dənt\

Simple Definition of student

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

  • : a person who studies something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of student

  1. 1 :  scholar, learner; especially :  one who attends a school

  2. 2 :  one who studies :  an attentive and systematic observer <a student of politics>

Examples of student in a sentence

  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



STUDENT Defined for Kids

student

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noun stu·dent \ˈstü-dənt, ˈstyü-\

Definition of student for Students

  1. :  a person who studies especially in school :  pupil





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