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dropout in Education topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdropoutdrop‧out /ˈdrɒpaʊt $ ˈdrɑːp-/ noun [countable]  1 SESSYsomeone who leaves school or college before they have finished a high school dropout2 SSOsomeone who refuses to take part in ordinary society because they do not agree with its social practices, moral standards etc
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dropoutYou may see yourself as a dropout or a failure.Cristalena was still in school, he was a dropout... how would they get the money to survive?Schools of choice have lower dropout rates, fewer discipline problems, better student attitudes, and higher teacher satisfaction.He was a kind of dropout.His Hal would be no rollicking dropout.His mother is a high-school dropout, trying to raise four children on less than $500 a month.About half of the prisoners are high-school dropouts.This is why the dropout rate amongst would-be dealers is so phenomenal.The dropouts from the first part of the ecological exam are easy to identify as they are, after all, dead.Half of them were dropouts returning to school.