adjective Date: 1925 1. not falling within the scope of a regular curriculum; specifically of or relating to officially or semiofficially approved and usually organized student activities (as athletics) connected with school and usually carrying no academic credit <
extracurricular sports
2. a. lying outside one's regular duties or routine b. extramaritalextracurricular noun

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  • extracurricular — ☆ extracurricular [eks΄trə kə rik′yo͞o lər, eks΄trə kə rik′yələr ] adj. 1. a) not part of the required curriculum; outside the regular course of study but under the supervision of the school [dramatics, athletics, and other extracurricular… …   English World dictionary

  • extracurricular — 1925, from EXTRA (Cf. extra ) + curricular (see CURRICULUM (Cf. curriculum)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • extracurricular — adj. 2 g. Que não faz parte de um currículo, notadamente de um currículo escolar (ex.: atividades extracurriculares).   ‣ Etimologia: extra + curricular …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • extracurricular — adjetivo 1. Área: pedagogía Que está fuera del currículo: actividades extracurriculares …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • extracurricular — adj. Dicho de una cosa: Que no pertenece a un currículo o no está incluido en él. Estudios extracurriculares …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • extracurricular — [[t]e̱kstrə kərɪ̱kjʊlə(r)[/t]] (in BRIT, also use extra curricular) 1) ADJ: ADJ n Extracurricular activities are activities for students that are not part of their course. [FORMAL] Each child had participated in extracurricular activities at… …   English dictionary

  • extracurricular — /ek streuh keuh rik yeuh leuhr/, adj. 1. outside the regular curriculum or program of courses: football, orchestra, and other extracurricular activities. 2. outside one s regular work, responsibilities, or routine. 3. Informal. outside the… …   Universalium

  • extracurricular — ► adjetivo Que no pertenece a un currículo: ■ estudios extracurriculares. * * * extracurricular adj. Se aplica a lo que no pertenece a un currículo. * * * extracurricular. adj. Dicho de una cosa: Que no pertenece a un currículo o no está incluido …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • extracurricular — 1. adjective a) Outside of the normal curriculum of an educational establishment The students enjoy a number of extracurricular activities at weekends. b) Similarly outside of the normal duties of a job or profession …   Wiktionary

  • extracurricular — ex|tra|cur|ric|u|lar [ˌekstrəkəˈrıkjulə US ər] adj [only before noun] extracurricular activities are not part of the course that a student is doing at a school or college …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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