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freshman

noun [C] uk   /ˈfreʃ.mən/ (plural -men   /-mən/   ) US us  
(informal frosh) a student in the first year of high school, college, or university: He's a freshman at Harvard. Greg and Jody met in their freshman year at college and married soon after they graduated. someone who has recently started any particular job or activity: a freshman in Congress a freshman football player
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