student

[stood-nt, styood-]
noun
1.
a person formally engaged in learning, especially one enrolled in a school or college; pupil: a student at Yale.
2.
any person who studies, investigates, or examines thoughtfully: a student of human nature.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin student- (stem of studēns), present participle of studēre to take pains; see -ent; replacing Middle English studiant, aphetic variant of estudiant < Old French, noun use of present participle of estudier to study

studentless, adjective
studentlike, adjective
antistudent, noun, adjective
nonstudent, noun


1, 2. See pupil1.


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student (ˈstjuːdənt)
 
n
1.  a.  a person following a course of study, as in a school, college, university, etc
 b.  (as modifier): student teacher
2.  a person who makes a thorough study of a subject
 
[C15: from Latin studēns diligent, from studēre to be zealous; see study]

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student
late 14c., from O.Fr. estudient "one who is studying," from M.L. studiare "to study," from L. studium (see study). Student-teacher is attested from 1907.
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STUDENT definition


D.G. Bobrow 1964. Early query system. Sammet 1969, p.664.

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Example sentences
Instead the focus on literacy and numeracy is gradually squeezing opportunity
  for student directed learning out of the curriculum.
Many experts think students shouldn't borrow beyond the federal student loan
  limits each year.
But many of the student leaders appear articulate and reasonable.
If a dam is built nearby, say, the student who represents water should tug on
  the yarn.
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