- a student in a university or college who has not received a first, especially a bachelor's, degree.
- having the standing of an undergraduate.
- of, for, pertaining to, or characteristic of undergraduates.
Origin of undergraduate
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Examples from the Web for undergraduate
She graduated from her undergraduate program magna cum laude.TEDx Talks Have a Disability Problem—but This Incredible Young Woman Is Working to Change That
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As a Harvard undergraduate, he used systolic blood pressure readings to invent the lie detector test.Wonder Woman’s Creation Story Is Wilder Than You Could Ever Imagine
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Even though his undergraduate studies had led him to be a vegetarian, he decided to intern with a small pork producer.The Bioethicist Turned Butcher
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Deresiewicz taught English at Yale for a decade, and he studied at Columbia for undergraduate and graduate school.The Ivy League Provides the Best Trade Schools Around
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He then went to the University of Southern Florida in Tampa as an undergraduate, before getting his masters in Kansas.This Man Is The Future of Westboro Baptist Church
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They weren't interested in Cassel's undergraduate days, or in Morse's conquests.The Hour of Battle
They suffered no drastic loss of touch with undergraduate thought and life.
But they will rarely be found of most profit to undergraduate classes.
All of the preceding discussion applies only to undergraduate work.
They had been at Cambridge together, and ever since their undergraduate days had been intimate chums.The White Lie
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- a person studying in a university for a first degreeSometimes shortened to: undergrad
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Word Origin and History for undergraduate
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