school-leaver

noun
school-leav·​er | \ ˈskül-ˌlē-vər How to pronounce school-leaver (audio) \

Definition of school-leaver

British
: 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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“School-leaver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/school-leaver. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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