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English definition of “student”

student

noun [C]    /ˈstu·dənt/  /-dənt/
a person who is studying at a school, college, or university: He is a student at the University of California. Someone who is a student of a particular subject is very interested in it: As a nurse, you get to be a student of human nature.
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