student

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈstuːdənt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈstudənt, ˈstjud-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(sto̅o̅dnt, styo̅o̅d-)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
stu•dent /ˈstudənt, ˈstyud-/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Educationone who is formally engaged in studying, learning, or training at a school.
  2. one who studies or examines an art, science, etc., thoughtfully:I've long been a student of Chinese pottery.
See -stud-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
stu•dent  (sto̅o̅dnt, styo̅o̅d-),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Educationa person formally engaged in learning, esp. one enrolled in a school or college;
    pupil:a student at Yale.
  2. any person who studies, investigates, or examines thoughtfully:a student of human nature.
student•less, adj. 
student•like′, adj. 
  • Old French, noun, nominal use of present participle of estudier to study
  • Latin student- (stem of studēns), present participle of studēre to take pains; see -ent; replacing Middle English studiant, aphetic variant of estudiant
  • Middle English 1350–1400
    • 1, 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged See  pupil 1.
    See  new. 

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
student /ˈstjuːdənt/ n
  1. a person following a course of study, as in a school, college, university, etc
  2. (as modifier): student teacher
  3. a person who makes a thorough study of a subject
Etymology: 15th Century: from Latin studēns diligent, from studēre to be zealous; see study
'student' also found in these entries:
Collocations: a [good, bad, poor, satisfactory, straight-A] student, student [reports, assessments, evaluations], a [conscientious, naughty, disruptive, determined, hard-working, focused] student, more...

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