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dropoutnoun [C]

 us   /ˈdrɑpˌɑʊt/
a student who leaves school before finishing the course of instruction: As a high school dropout he’ll never get a decent job.
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dropoutnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdrɒp.aʊt/  us   /ˈdrɑːp.aʊt/
a person who leaves school, college, or university before completing a qualification, or a person who lives in an unusual way: a high school/college dropout He was a loner and a dropout.
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