: a person who is not a graduateHe became a college dropout, though nongraduate may be the more precise term.— David Leonhardt
Examples of nongraduate in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThere are more women and ethnic minorities in our legislatures than ever before, which should be celebrated, but there have never been fewer nongraduates and people from blue-collar backgrounds.
Matthew Goodwin, WSJ, 14 June 2019 Today, more middle-class jobs for nongraduates are in financial services and health care.
Lauren Weber, WSJ, 26 July 2017 Despite the shifting composition of well-paying jobs for nongraduates, the division by gender has remained roughly steady over the same period.
Lauren Weber, WSJ, 26 July 2017
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