Definition of dropout noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    dropout

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈdrɑpaʊt//
     
     
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  1. 1a person who leaves school or college before they have finished their studies high school dropouts a college with a high dropout rate
  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.
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