school-leaver

noun
school-leav·​er | \ˈskül-ˌlē-vər \

Definition of school-leaver 

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: one who has left school usually after completing a course of study instead of continuing on to a college or university

First Known Use of school-leaver

1925, in the meaning defined above

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