undergraduate

[uhn-der-graj-oo-it, -eyt]
noun
1.
a student in a university or college who has not received a first, especially a bachelor's, degree.
adjective
2.
having the standing of an undergraduate.
3.
of, for, pertaining to, or characteristic of undergraduates.

Origin:
1620–30; under- + graduate

undergraduateship, noun
nonundergraduate, noun, adjective
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undergraduate (ˌʌndəˈɡrædjʊɪt)
 
n
Sometimes shortened to: undergrad a person studying in a university for a first degree
 
under'graduateship
 
n

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undergraduate
1630, a hybrid formed from under + graduate (n.). British used fem. form undergraduette in 1920s-30s.
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Example sentences
The nature of the protest prompted one undergraduate to complain to the student
  newspaper.
All undergraduate programs are accredited at the program level.
Well, you can find that astonishing and stupendous principle in any basic
  micro-economic undergraduate elementary textbook.
His undergraduate and graduate level courses cover the field of visual
  cognition and psychology.
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