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postgraduatenoun [C]

us   /ˌpoʊstˈɡrædʒ·u·ɪt/
a student who is doing advanced studies after already obtaining one degree
postgraduate
adjective [not gradable] us   /ˌpoʊstˈɡrædʒ·u·ɪt/ also graduate
postgraduate studies
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postgraduatenoun [C]

uk   /ˌpəʊstˈɡrædʒ.u.ət/ us   /ˌpoʊstˈɡrædʒ.u.ət/ US usually graduate
a student who has already received one degree and is studying at a university for a more advanced degree

postgraduateadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌpəʊstˈɡrædʒ.u.ət/ us   /ˌpoʊstˈɡrædʒ.u.ət/ US usually graduate
used to refer to university studies or students at a more advanced level than a first degree: postgraduate studies/research a postgraduate degree in microbiology
(Definition of postgraduate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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