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postgraduate

adjective post·grad·u·ate \ ˌpōs(t)-ˈgra-jə-wət , -ˌwāt , -ˈgraj-wət \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of postgraduate

: 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

1858


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postgraduate

noun

Definition of postgraduate

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

Recent Examples of postgraduate from the Web

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First Known Use of postgraduate

1877


POSTGRADUATE Defined for English Language Learners

postgraduate

adjective

Definition of postgraduate for English Language Learners

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


postgraduate

noun

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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