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

     

    dropout

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈdrɒpaʊt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdrɑːpaʊt//
     
    Teaching and learning, Access to education
     
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  1. 1a person who leaves school or college before they have finished their studies college dropouts a university with a high dropout rate See related entries: Teaching and learning, Access to education
  2. 2a person who rejects the ideas and ways of behaving that are accepted by the rest of society He’s a dropout who will never have a steady job.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dropout