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un·der·grad·u·ate

 (ŭn′dər-grăj′o͞o-ĭt)
n.
A college or university student who has not yet received a bachelor's or similar degree.
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of undergraduates: undergraduate courses; undergraduate humor.
2. Having the standing of an undergraduate: an undergraduate transfer student.

undergraduate

(ˌʌndəˈɡrædjʊɪt)
n
(Education) a person studying in a university for a first degree. Sometimes shortened to: undergrad
ˌunderˈgraduateship n

un•der•grad•u•ate

(ˌʌn dərˈgrædʒ u ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

n.
1. a college-level student who has not received a first, esp. a bachelor's, degree.
adj.
2. having the standing of an undergraduate.
3. pertaining to or characteristic of undergraduates.
[1620–30]
un`der•grad′u•ate•ship`, n.

undergraduate

A student at a college or university who has not yet been awarded a degree.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.undergraduate - a university student who has not yet received a first degreeundergraduate - a university student who has not yet received a first degree
co-ed, college girl - a female student at a coeducational college or university
college boy, college man, collegian - a student (or former student) at a college or university
lowerclassman, underclassman - an undergraduate who is not yet a senior
senior - an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation
Translations
طالِب جامِعي لم يَتَخَرَّج بَعْد
vysokoškolák
bachelorstuderende
student
háskólastúdent í B.A./B.S. námi
学部学生
대학 재학생
pirmosios pakopos studentas
pēdējā kursa students
vysokoškolák
študent pred diplomo
universitetsstudent
นักศึกษาระดับปริญญาตรี
üniversite mezunuüniversite öğrencisi
sinh viên đại học

undergraduate

[ˈʌndəˈgrædjʊɪt]
A. Nestudiante mf universitario/a
B. CPD [student] → no licenciado; [course] → para universitarios (no licenciados)
undergraduate humour Nhumor m estudiantil

undergraduate

[ˌʌndərˈgrædʒuət]
n (also undergraduate student) → étudiant(e) m/f de premier cycle
modif [admissions, degree, studies] → de premier cycle; [life, days] → d'étudiant(e) de premier cycle
undergraduate courses → cours mpl de premier cycle

undergraduate

[ˌʌndəˈgrædjʊɪt]
1. n (also undergrad) → studente/essa universitario/a
2. adj (opinion, attitudes) → degli studenti
undergraduate courses → corsi mpl di laurea

undergraduate

(andəˈgrӕdjuət) noun
a student who is studying for his first degree.

undergraduate

طَالِبٌ جَامِعِيٌّ لَمْ يَتَخَرَّجْ بَعْدُ vysokoškolák bachelorstuderende Student προπτυχιακός φοιτητής estudiante universitario opiskelija (jolla ei vielä ole alempaa korkeakoulututkintoa) étudiant en premier cycle student laureando 学部学生 대학 재학생 student student student na studiach licencjackich universitário студент universitetsstudent นักศึกษาระดับปริญญาตรี üniversite mezunu sinh viên đại học 大学本科生
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Eric Hughes, with his blown blond hair and eager undergraduate face, was just getting into his motor car and saying a few final words to his agent, a sturdy, grizzled man named Gryce.
There was a yellow packet of letters which he had written to his father in the forties, when as an Oxford undergraduate he had gone to Germany for the long vacation.
Meanwhile the younger generation: Boris, the officer, Anna Mikhaylovna's son; Nicholas, the undergraduate, the count's eldest son; Sonya, the count's fifteen-year-old niece, and little Petya, his youngest boy, had all settled down in the drawing room and were obviously trying to restrain within the bounds of decorum the excitement and mirth that shone in all their faces.
This was because I nearly always assumed a character when I wrote; I must be a country squire, or an undergraduate, or a butler, or a member of the House of Lords, or a dowager, or a lady called Sweet Seventeen, or an engineer in India, else was my pen clogged, and though this gave my mother certain fearful joys, causing her to laugh unexpectedly (so far as my articles were concerned she nearly always laughed in the wrong place), it also scared her.
In his undergraduate days he wrote some scathing lines about it.
I shall have the pleasure of acknowledging the great assistance which I have received from several other naturalists, in the course of this and my other works; but I must be here allowed to return my most sincere thanks to the Reverend Professor Henslow, who, when I was an undergraduate at Cambridge, was one chief means of giving me a taste for Natural History, -- who, during my absence, took charge of the collections I sent home, and by his correspondence directed my endeavours, -- and who, since my return, has constantly rendered me every assistance which the kindest friend could offer.
Collins, born at Chichester, was an undergraduate at Oxford when he published 'Persian Eclogues' in rimed couplets to which the warm feeling and free metrical treatment give much of romantic effect.
Perhaps the keenest happiness he had ever known was during a railway journey to Cambridge, where a decent-mannered undergraduate had spoken to him.
And then the good man went on to talk wisely to Tom of the sort of work which he might take up as an undergraduate, and warned him of the prevalent university sins, and explained to him the many and great differences between university and school life, till the twilight changed into darkness, and they heard the truant servants stealing in by the back entrance.
It was in their undergraduate days, however, in the midst of their profoundest plunges into the mysteries of organic chemistry, that Doris Van Benschoten entered into their lives.
Brutality I had experienced, but it was the brutality of the intellect--the cutting sarcasm of Charley Furuseth, the cruel epigrams and occasional harsh witticisms of the fellows at the Bibelot, and the nasty remarks of some of the professors during my undergraduate days.
A certain portion of his time was passed at Cambridge, where he read with undergraduates as a sort of tolerated smuggler who drove a contraband trade in European languages, instead of conveying Greek and Latin through the Custom-house.

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