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apprentice, disciple, learner, observer, pupil, scholar, trainee, undergraduate  
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  ( students    plural  )
1       n-count   A student is a person who is studying at a university or college.  
Warren's eldest son is an art student, at St Martin's., ...a 23-year-old medical student.     
    mature student  
2       n-count   A student is a child who is studying at a secondary school.   (=pupil)  
3       n-count   Someone who is a student of a particular subject is interested in the subject and spends time learning about it.  
N of n  
...a passionate student of nineteenth century history.     

graduate student        ( graduate students    plural  ) In the United States, a graduate student is a student with a first degree from a university who is studying or doing research at a more advanced level.  
  (AM)      n-count  
in BRIT, use postgraduate     
mature student        ( mature students    plural  ) A mature student is a person who begins their studies at university or college a number of years after leaving school, so that they are older than most of the people they are studying with.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
in AM, use adult student     

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stunt, stunted, stud, stun

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