extracurricular


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ex·tra·cur·ric·u·lar

 (ĕk′strə-kə-rĭk′yə-lər)
adj.
1. Being outside the regular curriculum of a school or college: Sports and drama are the school's most popular extracurricular activities.
2. Being outside the usual duties of a job or profession: The attorney's work for the legal aid society was extracurricular.
3. Informal Extramarital.

extracurricular

(ˌɛkstrəkəˈrɪkjʊlə)
adj
1. (Education) taking place outside the normal school timetable: extracurricular activities.
2. beyond the regular duties, schedule, etc

ex•tra•cur•ric•u•lar

(ˌɛk strə kəˈrɪk yə lər)

adj.
1. outside the regular program of courses: extracurricular activities.
2. outside one's regular work or responsibilities.
3. Informal. extramarital.
[1920–25]

extracurricular

Not included in the regular curriculum of a school, college, or university.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.extracurricular - outside the regular academic curriculumextracurricular - outside the regular academic curriculum; "sports and drama are popular extracurricular activities"
outside - relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit; "an outside margin"
2.extracurricular - outside the regular duties of your job or profession
outside - relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit; "an outside margin"
3.extracurricular - characterized by adulteryextracurricular - characterized by adultery; "an adulterous relationship"; "extramarital affairs"; "the extracurricular activities of a philandering husband"
illicit - contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention; "an illicit association with his secretary"
Translations
müfredat dışı

extracurricular

[ˌekstrəkəˈrɪkjʊləʳ] ADJ (Scol) [activities] → extraescolar

extracurricular

[ˌɛkstrəkəˈrɪkjʊr] adj [activities] → parascolaire

extracurricular

adjaußerhalb des Stundenplans; extracurricular activity (esp hum: in spare time) → Freizeitaktivität f (hum)

extracurricular

[ˈɛkstrəkəˈrɪkjʊləʳ] adj (Scol) → parascolastico
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