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At MIT, I had the good fortune for seven years to teach network theory, which is basic to many disciplines, to one-third of the undergraduate student body. It was an experiment to see how high we could bring their level of understanding, and it exceeded all of my expectations.
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Meaning of "undergraduate" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNDERGRADUATE

undergraduate  [ˌʌndəˈɡrædjʊɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNDERGRADUATE

noun
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Undergraduate is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES UNDERGRADUATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Undergraduate education

Undergraduate education is the post-secondary education previous to the postgraduate education. It includes all the academic programs up to the level of a bachelor's degree. For example, in the United States an entry level university student is known as an undergraduate, while students of higher degrees are known as graduates. In some other educational systems and subjects, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a master's degree; this is the case for some science courses in Britain and some medicine courses in Europe.

Definition of undergraduate in the English dictionary

The definition of undergraduate in the dictionary is a person studying in a university for a first degree Sometimes shortened to: undergrad.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNDERGRADUATE


bejesuit
bɪˈdʒezjʊɪt
bicornuate
baɪˈkɔːnjʊɪt
epizoite
ˌɛpɪˈzəʊɪt
graduate
ˈɡrædjʊɪt
indeciduate
ˌɪndɪˈsɪdjʊɪt
Iqaluit
ɪˈkælʊɪt
Jesuit
ˈdʒɛzjʊɪt
Jowett
ˈdʒaʊɪt
mythopoet
ˌmɪθəʊˈpəʊɪt
poet
ˈpəʊɪt
postgraduate
pəʊstˈɡrædjʊɪt
sinuate
ˈsɪnjʊɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNDERGRADUATE

undergarment
undergird
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undergod
undergoer
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undergrad
undergraduateship
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underground
underground railroad
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underhair
underhand

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNDERGRADUATE

accentuate
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college graduate
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equate
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evaluate
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inadequate
individuate
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Synonyms and antonyms of undergraduate in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «undergraduate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNDERGRADUATE

Find out the translation of undergraduate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of undergraduate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «undergraduate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

大学本科生
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

estudiante universitario
570 millions of speakers

English

undergraduate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्नातक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

طَالِبٌ جَامِعِيٌّ لَمْ يَتَخَرَّجْ بَعْدُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

студент
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

universitário
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অস্নাতক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

étudiant en premier cycle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sarjana muda
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Student
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

学部学生
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대학 재학생
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sarjana
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sinh viên đại học
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இளங்கலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पदवीपूर्व
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

lisans
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

laureando
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

student na studiach licencjackich
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

студент
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

student
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προπτυχιακός φοιτητής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

voorgraadse
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

universitetsstudent
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

student
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of undergraduate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNDERGRADUATE»

The term «undergraduate» is very widely used and occupies the 11.141 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNDERGRADUATE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about undergraduate

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10 QUOTES WITH «UNDERGRADUATE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word undergraduate.
1
Emilio Ambasz
Princeton is a sublime undergraduate university. It has a good architecture school.
2
Kenneth Joseph Arrow
My undergraduate education, at the City College in New York, was made possible only by the existence of that excellent free institution and the financial sacrifices of my parents.
3
Robert T. Bakker
As an undergraduate I held many small jobs as an illustrator.
4
James W. Black
I did help to set up an undergraduate course in medicinal chemistry and made progress in modelling and analysing pharmacological activity at the tissue level, my new passion.
5
Derek Bok
Critics of American colleges typically attribute the failings of undergraduate education to a tendency on the part of professors to neglect their teaching to concentrate on research. In fact, the evidence does not support this thesis, except perhaps in major research universities.
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John Tyler Bonner
When, as an undergraduate, I began experiments on these slime molds in 1940, only one other person, Kenneth Raper, was working on them at that time. In fact, he discovered the model species Dictyostelium discoideum, which is the species used in the majority of the experimental work today.
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Amar Bose
At MIT, I had the good fortune for seven years to teach network theory, which is basic to many disciplines, to one-third of the undergraduate student body. It was an experiment to see how high we could bring their level of understanding, and it exceeded all of my expectations.
8
Orson Scott Card
The education that prepared me was my general education classes, which I tried to avoid when I was a stupid undergraduate, but which gave me the foundation of general knowledge that makes a career as a writer possible.
9
Alonzo Church
I was an undergraduate at Princeton, and I was pressed by the math department to go on to graduate school. Actually they gave me fellowships that paid my way, otherwise I would not have been able to continue.
10
Leslie Cockburn
I started making little films with a 16 mm camera as an undergraduate at Yale. My first job out of college was 'assistant editor' on a forgettable low budget feature.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNDERGRADUATE»

Discover the use of undergraduate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to undergraduate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Undergraduate Algebra
The author has also included a chapter on groups of matrices which is unique in a book at this level. Throughout the book, the author strikes a balance between abstraction and concrete results, which enhance each other.
Serge Lang, 2006
2
Undergraduate Algebraic Geometry
This short and readable introduction to algebraic geometry will be ideal for all undergraduate mathematicians coming to the subject for the first time.
Miles Reid, 1988
3
Textbook of Environmental Studies for Undergraduate Courses
The Importance Of Environmental Studies Cannot Be Disputed Since The Need For Sustainable Development Is A Key To The Future Of Mankind.
Erach Bharucha, 2005
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Undergraduate Instrumental Analysis, Sixth Edition
Completely rewritten, revised, and updated, this Sixth Edition reflects the latest technologies and applications in spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, and chromatography.
James W. Robinson, Eileen M. Skelly Frame, George M. Frame II, 2004
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Transforming Undergraduate Education: Theory That Compels ...
Donald Harward has assembled the deepest thinkers in higher education in one resource that combines theoretical considerations with analyses of fundamental issues related to learning and liberal education.
Donald W. Harward, Ashley P. Finley, 2012
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Your Undergraduate Dissertation: The Essential Guide for Success
'This is a refreshing and inspiring book, of equal value to both the anxious and the ambitious student' - Lucinda Becker, Department of English Literature, University of Reading In the second edition of this best-selling guide, Nicholas ...
Nicholas Walliman, 2013
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Undergraduate Instrumental Analysis, Fifth Edition
This undergraduate text provides detailed discussions of the major chemical analytical techniques, including innovations, used in all phases of instrumental analysis.
James W. Robinson, 1994
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Careers in Food Science: From Undergraduate to Professional: ...
This book also provides day-to-day examples of what to expect from the many jobs available to help students decide what to do and where to go.
Richard W Hartel, Christina P. Klawitter, 2010
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A review of undergraduate physics
A Review of Undergraduate Physics This book presents a clear summary of most of the material covered in an American undergraduate program in physics.
Benjamin F. Bayman, Morton Hamermesh, 1986
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Problems and Solutions for Undergraduate Analysis
This volume also serves as an independent source for those interested in learning analysis or linear algebra.
Rami Shakarchi, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNDERGRADUATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term undergraduate is used in the context of the following news items.
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Survey: 12 percent of UM female undergraduate students raped …
According to a 2007 study on campus sexual assault at two other large public universities, about 20 percent of undergraduate females reported some form of ... «WXYZ, Jun 15»
2
GSU undergraduate nursing program loses approval
GRAMBLING – The Louisiana State Board of Nursing voted to remove the conditional approval status for Grambling State University's undergraduate nursing ... «Monroe News Star, Jun 15»
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Indiana University to freeze undergraduate tuition for Hoosier …
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie has recommended to the IU Board of Trustees that tuition not be increased for the ... «IU Newsroom, May 15»
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Rhode Island College to offer new undergraduate degrees
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island College will offer new undergraduate degree programs in environmental studies and global studies in the fall 2015 ... «The Providence Journal, Apr 15»
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Harvard officially bans sex between undergraduate students and …
Relationships between undergraduates and faculty members are prohibited. Faculty are also prohibited from relationships with graduate students who are under ... «The Guardian, Feb 15»
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Grambling University to meet with state board on future of …
GRAMBLING —The fate of the undergraduate nursing program at Grambling State University will depend on a meeting with the Louisiana State Board of ... «WDSU New Orleans, Jan 15»
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The 10 Universities With The Largest Undergraduate Student …
For the bigger-is-better type student, the 10 universities with the largest undergraduate populations in fall 2013 enrolled an average of 43,186 students. Among ... «Huffington Post, Sep 14»
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Delhi University rolls back four-year undergraduate programme
NEW DELHI: Under pressure from UGC to act on its directive, the Delhi University today scrapped its controversial four-year undergraduate programme and ... «Economic Times, Jun 14»
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10 things you must know about Delhi University's four-year …
NEW DELHI: For the past one year, Delhi University's four-year undergraduate programme has been in the news for various reasons. City-wide protests by ... «Times of India, Jun 14»
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Amidst row over Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP …
Amid the controversy surrounding the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) of Delhi University, UGC has issued a notice to all vice chancellors saying ... «Daily News & Analysis, Jun 14»

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