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extracurricular

[ ek-struh-kuh-rik-yuh-ler ]
/ ˌɛk strə kəˈrɪk yə lər /
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adjective
outside the regular curriculum or program of courses: football, orchestra, and other extracurricular activities.
outside one's regular work, responsibilities, or routine.
Informal. outside the conventional bounds of propriety or ethics: Does his wife know he has an extracurricular girlfriend?
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Origin of extracurricular

First recorded in 1920–25; extra- + curricular
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British Dictionary definitions for extracurricular

extracurricular
/ (ˌɛkstrəkəˈrɪkjʊlə) /

adjective
taking place outside the normal school timetableextracurricular activities
beyond the regular duties, schedule, etc
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