school-leaver
noun Date: 1925 British one who has left school usually after completing a course of study

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • school-leaver — schoolˈ leaver noun Someone who is leaving, or has just left, school because he or she has reached the statutory age, or the stage, for doing so • • • Main Entry: ↑school * * * school leaver UK US noun [countable] [singular school leaver …   Useful english dictionary

  • school leaver — school leavers also school leaver N COUNT: usu pl School leavers are young people who have just left school, because they have completed their time there. [BRIT] ...the lack of job opportunities, particularly for school leavers. (in AM, use high… …   English dictionary

  • school-leaver — school .leaver n BrE someone who has just left school, especially to do or look for a job rather than going to college, university etc ▪ a shortage of jobs for school leavers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • school-leaver — school ,leaver noun count BRITISH someone who has just left school and is looking for a job …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • school-leaver — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms school leaver : singular school leaver plural school leavers British someone who has just left school and is looking for a job …   English dictionary

  • school-leaver — see school leaver …   English dictionary

  • school leaver — school leav·er || skuːl‚liːvÉ™(r) n. (UK) dropout, student who quits school before completing his studies …   English contemporary dictionary

  • school-leaver — noun (C) BrE someone who leaves school, especially when they are looking for a job rather than going to college, university etc: a shortage of jobs for school leavers …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • school leaver — /ˈskul livə/ (say skoohl leevuh) noun a person in the short period after they have left school: school leavers are finding it hard to get jobs …   Australian English dictionary

  • school leaver — noun Brit. a young person who is about to leave or has just left school …   English new terms dictionary

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