exchange student


Definition of exchange student

: a student from one country received into an institution in another country often in exchange for one sent to an institution in the home country of the first

Examples of exchange student in a Sentence

I went to Germany as an exchange student.
Recent Examples on the Web Payet portrays the alluring and enigmatic Isabella, the daughter of foreign diplomats, who is spending a year as an exchange student with the Landry family. Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 Apr. 2022 Now, as Beneatha, Walter's younger sister, Stampley portrays a character whose romance with an African exchange student, Asagai, has her thinking hard about her African roots. Jim Higgins, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1 Apr. 2022 In the Midwest, Vlad Sazhen is a sophomore year exchange student from Ukraine studying aerospace engineering at the University of Missouri. Christine Fernando, USA TODAY, 24 Feb. 2022 Before the pandemic, more than 70% of anti-Asian hate crimes targeted people of Asian descent personally, such as a 2016 attack on a Chinese exchange student by an alleged white supremacist. Arie Perliger, The Conversation, 17 Feb. 2022 His opponent, a 23-year-old college exchange student from Bavaria named Max Krautter, responded later in the game with a brief education in the fluid use of German expletives. Los Angeles Times, 3 Mar. 2022 One of them is Anya Hapotchenko, an exchange student whose parents live in eastern Ukraine, not far from the border with Russia. CBS News, 24 Feb. 2022 Consiglio's household of eight includes her husband, five kids, and a teenage exchange student from Italy. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 25 Jan. 2022 Some might be familiar with his backstory as an exchange student from Steinbrunn, Austria. Brad Biggs,, 4 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of exchange student

circa 1930, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of exchange student was circa 1930

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25 Apr 2022

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“Exchange student.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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