Meaning of “day student” in the English Dictionary

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"day student" in British English

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day studentnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdeɪ ˌstjuː.dənt/ us /ˈdeɪ ˌstuː.dənt/ US UK day pupil

Examples from literature

  • Many day students, and others who are not students, have been much interested. 
  • The "day students" make up the bulk of the scholars. 
  • There is also the house of the French nuns, who have some young girls as boarders, and who have a class for day students. 
  • W. Moore writes: About thirty of the boarding students and fifty of the day students have avowed their faith in Christ since Friday evening, when I first began the Gospel exercises in their behalf. 
  • You miss the fun, being a day student, don't you? 

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

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