Meaning of “day pupil” in the English Dictionary


"day pupil" in English

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day pupilnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdeɪ ˌpjuː.pəl/ us /ˈdeɪ ˌpjuː.pəl/ UK US day student

Examples from literature

  • In September the school was regularly reopened for the reception of the day pupils. 
  • It was my idea, provided you two were willing to listen to my suggestion at all, to suggest that Mary attend as a day pupil. 
  • She expects at least fifty scholars, many of them her day pupils. 
  • We hope next year with our boarding pupils to do more than we could with only day pupils. 

(Definition of “day pupil” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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