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English definition of “freshman”

freshman

noun [C]     /ˈfreʃ.mən/ (plural -men   /-mən/   ) 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.University and college education someone who has recently started any particular job or activity: a freshman in Congress a freshman football playerInexperienced people and lack of experience
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