Definition of dropout
- a corporate dropout
The program is designed for dropouts who wish to get high school equivalency certificates.
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: a person who stops going to a school, college, etc., before finishing : a person who drops out of school
: a person who stops being involved in society because he or she does not believe in its rules, customs, and values
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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