stop-out

or stop·out

[stop-out]

noun

a temporary withdrawal from school or a delay in the pursuit of one's education.
a student who withdraws from school temporarily.

Nearby words

  1. stop-loss,
  2. stop-loss clause,
  3. stop-loss order,
  4. stop-motion,
  5. stop-off,
  6. stop-work,
  7. stopbank,
  8. stopcock,
  9. stope,
  10. stoper

Origin of stop-out

First recorded in 1970–75; stop + (drop)out

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