un·​der·​grad | \ ˈən-dər-ˌgrad How to pronounce undergrad (audio) \

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Former aides say Harris — who was on the debate team as a Howard University undergrad — studies extensively for debates, working through copious possible questions and responses. Casey Tolan, The Mercury News, "What Kamala Harris’ past debate performances tell us about how she’ll do tonight," 27 June 2019 Papke got his undergrad degree from Moorhead State University after graduating from Irondale High School in the 1990s. Kathy Berdan, Twin Cities, "To be … outside. Classical Actors Ensemble brings Shakespeare to the parks," 20 June 2019 Inside, the professor-to-undergrad ratio is nearly 1-to-1. Quanta Magazine, "A Life in Games," 28 Aug. 2015 Couldn't the early exit of three of its wealthiest undergrads be taken as evidence that the country's savviest businessmen found a Harvard education to be a hindrance on the path to fortune? Kevin Conley, Town & Country, "Harvard Doesn't Suck," 26 Sep. 2014 Student protesters told the Sun that four students — two graduate students and two undergrads — were among the seven people arrested. Lucy Diavolo, Teen Vogue, "7 Arrested by Baltimore Police, Breaking Up Monthlong Johns Hopkins Protests Against Private Police, ICE Contracts," 8 May 2019 Among those undergrads is Ryan Castle, a junior electrical engineering and computer science major from Kenosha. Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Some day passengers might travel 700 mph underground thanks to UW students' efforts," 22 Apr. 2018 Lionel was with The Commodores in the 1960s and 1970s, a group that formed as undergrads at Tuskegee University. Marie Milano, Country Living, "A Detailed Timeline of Lionel Richie's Marriages and Relationships," 3 Mar. 2019 However, Sama, a fan of the beer while a University of Chicago undergrad in the 1990s, pounced on the Baderbrau name after discovering its trademark had lapsed. Josh Noel, chicagotribune.com, "Baderbrau Brewing for sale, no longer making beer, as craft beer industry tightens," 8 June 2018

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1827, in the meaning defined above

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