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 (pōst-grăj′o͞o-ĭt, -āt′)
Of, relating to, or pursuing advanced study after graduation from high school or college.
One who is engaged in postgraduate study.


(pəʊstˈɡrædjʊɪt) ,




1. (Education) a student who has obtained a degree from a university, etc, and is pursuing studies for a more advanced qualification
2. (Education) (modifier) of or relating to such a student or to his or her studies
Also (US and Canadian): graduate


(poʊstˈgrædʒ u ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or consisting of postgraduates: a postgraduate seminar.
2. a student who is taking advanced work after graduation, as from a high school or college.


Involved in or undertaking study at an advanced level after having graduated from a college or university.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.postgraduate - a student who continues studies after graduationpostgraduate - a student who continues studies after graduation
college boy, college man, collegian - a student (or former student) at a college or university
Adj.1.postgraduate - of or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree; "graduate courses"
high - greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "a high temperature"; "a high price"; "the high point of his career"; "high risks"; "has high hopes"; "the river is high"; "he has a high opinion of himself"
postgraduální student
jatko-opiskelija yliopistossa
posztgraduálisposztgraduális hallgató
sinh viên sau đại học


[ˈpəʊstˈgrædjʊɪt] (Brit)
A. Nposgraduado/a m/f
B. CPD postgraduate course Ncurso m para (pos)graduados
postgraduate study N postgraduate studies NPLestudios mpl de posgrado


nétudiant(e) de troisième cycle
adj [course, work, research] → de troisième cycle postgraduate studentpostgraduate student nétudiant(e) de troisième cyclem/fpost-haste [ˌpəʊstˈheɪst] post haste adven toute hâtepost-holder [ˈpəʊsthəʊldər] ntitulaire mf du poste


1. adj (studies, course) → successivo/a alla laurea
2. n laureato che continua gli studi


طَالِبُ دِراسات عُلْيَا postgraduální student overbygningsstuderende Postgraduierter μεταπτυχιακός φοιτητής posgraduado jatko-opiskelija yliopistossa étudiant en troisième cycle postdiplomac studente che segue un corso post-laurea 大学院生 대학원생 postdoctoraal doktorgradsstudent absolwent pós-graduado аспирант forskarstuderande นักศึกษาที่เรียนต่อจากปริญญาตรี doktora sinh viên sau đại học 研究生
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