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English definition of “dropout”

dropout

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdrɒpaʊt/
STUDENT a student who leaves school or university before they have completely finished: a high-school dropoutStudents and pupils
PERSON someone who does not want to have a job, possessions, etc because they do not want to be like everyone elsePoverty and poor
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