Definition of dropout noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

dropout

noun
ˈdrɒpaʊt
 
; ˈdrɑːpaʊt
 
 
1 a person who leaves school or college before they have finished their studiescollege dropoutsa university with a high dropout rate2 a person who rejects the ideas and ways of behaving that are accepted by the rest of societyHe's a dropout who will never have a steady job.
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