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undergrad

[uhn-der-grad] /ˈʌn dərˌgræd/
noun, Informal.
1.
an undergraduate.
Origin
by shortening
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Examples from the web for undergrad
  • Studies with high school and undergrad students showed better results with clearly written explainers.
  • Getting a master's first is often used to overcome low undergrad grades and a math deficit.
  • My friend from my undergrad days was my chaperone, and he reintroduced me to vague acquaintances from years ago.
  • The bigger solution however was going to a small undergrad school whose campus isn't the size of a small town.
Word Origin and History for undergrad
n.

short for undergraduate, 1827.

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