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Definition of "undergraduate" []

  • A college or university student who has not yet received a bachelor's or similar degree. (noun)
  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of undergraduates: undergraduate courses; undergraduate humor. (adjective)
  • Having the standing of an undergraduate: an undergraduate transfer student. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "undergraduate" in a sentence
  • "And the rise in undergraduate foreign students has surged for the first time, especially students from China."
  • "I've lived here all my life except during my time in undergraduate school."
  • "Maybe doctors are not required to take math classes in undergraduate coursework?"