gap year

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gap year

n.
A year taken off from a person's education, especially between high school and college, often to travel or gain practical experience.

gap year

n
(Education) Brit a year's break taken by a student between leaving school and starting further education
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Kenn Kaufman spent his dropout year hitchhiking and chasing birds from one end of the continent to the other.
To further examine this issue, the sport profiles of students who reported dropping a sport in Grades 7 or 8 were examined for the number of sport-seasons competed in during the dropout year (simultaneous participation) or in later years.
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