undergrad

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

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Recent Examples on the Web In partnership with the brand house Dior, the Harvard University undergrad will use her influence to bring attention to the luxury designs and creations of Women’s Creative Director, Maria Grazia Chiuri. Essence, 2 July 2021 McKay had been summoned to Hollywood by MGM on the basis of his looks—imagine Cary Grant as a Harvard undergrad with a dash of Peter Beard’s ruggedness. Vogue, 24 June 2021 In 2021, Harvard University was the most competitive undergrad school to get into, with only a 3.4% acceptance rate. Kristen Moon, Forbes, 10 June 2021 Harvard undergrad Clark Dean also will be in the men’s four, joining alums Liam Corrigan, Olivia Coffey, Harrity, Richards, and Reed on the sweep squad. BostonGlobe.com, 5 June 2021 Although Larson had jettisoned pre-med as an undergrad, anthropology turned out to be the right specialty for the crisis. Danielle Ofri, The New Yorker, 12 June 2021 Instead of grappling with the idea of what to do with her undergrad degree or what city to move to, Mastrogiacomo is questioning whether her decade-long career choice is still right for her — and what the future could look like. Elizabeth Gulino, refinery29.com, 14 May 2021 The private school has about 6,300 undergrad students and 14,500 graduate students. Carole Carlson, chicagotribune.com, 8 Apr. 2021 TaeTay’s victory Monday night culminated the 14 weeks when undergrad students in professor Brian Cusack’s spring mechatronics class built robots from scratch to compete in his 10th annual end-of-semester throwdown. Larry Greenemeier, Scientific American, 25 May 2016

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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 25 Jul. 2021.

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