or en·rol·ment

[en-rohl-muh nt]


the act or process of enrolling.
the state of being enrolled.
the number of persons enrolled, as for a course or in a school.

Nearby words

  1. enrobe,
  2. enrol,
  3. enroll,
  4. enrolled bill,
  5. enrollee,
  6. enrolment,
  7. enron,
  8. enroot,
  9. ens,
  10. ens.

Origin of enrollment

First recorded in 1525–35; enroll + -ment

Related formspre·en·roll·ment, nounre·en·roll·ment, nounsu·per·en·roll·ment, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for enrolment


US enrollment


the act of enrolling or state of being enrolled
a list of people enrolled
the total number of people enrolled
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Word Origin and History for enrolment



also enrolment, mid-15c., from Anglo-French enrollement, from Middle French enrollement, from Old French enroller "record in a register" (see enroll).

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