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postgraduate

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adjective post·grad·u·ate \ˌpōs(t)-ˈgra-jə-wət, -ˌwāt, -ˈgraj-wət\

Definition of postgraduate

  1. :  of, relating to, or engaged in formal studies after graduation :  graduate

Examples of postgraduate in a sentence

  1. After college, she spent her first postgraduate year studying abroad.

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First Known Use of postgraduate

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postgraduate

noun post·grad·u·ate

Definition of postgraduate

  1. :  a student continuing formal education after graduation from high school or college

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First Known Use of postgraduate

1877


POSTGRADUATE Defined for English Language Learners

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postgraduate

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adjective post·grad·u·ate \ˌpōs(t)-ˈgra-jə-wət, -ˌwāt, -ˈgraj-wət\

Definition of postgraduate for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to studies done after earning a bachelor's degree or other degree


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postgraduate

noun post·grad·u·ate

Definition of postgraduate for English Language Learners

  • : a student who continues to study for an advanced degree after earning a bachelor's degree or other first degree : a graduate student


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