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

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Recent Examples on the Web For coach Gregg Popovich, that sparked a flashback to his first introduction to the Air Force Academy as an undergrad. Jeff Mcdonald, ExpressNews.com, "For Spurs, time to see if ‘loose poodles’ can hunt playoff bid," 12 July 2020 Her sister will soon complete her undergrad degree and does not plan to continue her education at this time. Amy Dickinson, Detroit Free Press, "She wants marriage, he wants a clean shave," 10 July 2020 Her sister will soon complete her undergrad degree and does not plan to continue her education at this time. Amy Dickinson, oregonlive, "Ask Amy: Woman ‘devastated’ to hear her 71 year old boyfriend of 10 years has no plans to marry her," 10 July 2020 Gutierrez, who went to Harvard for his undergrad degree and to Stanford for law school, was smart enough to say all the usual things. Kent Somers, azcentral, "Arizona Coyotes will have new arena deal by end of the year? Dream on.," 8 June 2020 Gorbunova was able to work with her university to ensure the teams of undergrad students who normally take care of the naked mole rats were replaced by postdoc students and technicians using protective gear and working in shifts. Chris Wright, Wired, "The Remarkable Stuff Scientists Get Done as They Work From Home," 8 June 2020 Matson hails from Rochester, Michigan, and earned her undergrad degree in marketing at the University of Michigan. Rebecca Maitland, Houston Chronicle, "Realtor of the Week: Matson a top Realtor focusing on Spring area," 6 June 2020 Background: After undergrad at Fordham, Cipollone graduated from the University of Chicago Law School and spent part of his career as an assistant to Bill Barr in his first stint as attorney general in the early '90s. NBC News, "Meet Trump's legal team for the impeachment trial," 17 Jan. 2020 After four years of undergrad and four years of medical school, physicians are required to practice at least three years as part of a residency program at salaries of $40,000 to $60,000 a year. NBC News, "These medical workers are tackling the coronavirus. They're also saddled with student debt.," 14 Apr. 2020

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1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Undergrad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undergrad. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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