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English definition of “bachelor”

bachelor

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbætʃər/
a man who is not marriedMarital status
Bachelor of Arts/Science/Education, etc a university or college qualification that usually takes 3 or 4 years of study, or a person who has this qualificationQualifications in higher education
(Definition of bachelor from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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