pupil

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /pjuːpəl/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
pupil

Plural
pupils

Pupils in class
A pupil opening and closing
  1. (countable) A pupil is a student, especially a young one.
    They can put their children in public school, but it costs $9,600 per pupil per year.
    Which learning activities will assist pupils to achieve these objectives?
    The teacher called the pupils to sit on the rug in front of the class.
    These pupils learn to write as well as write to learn in mathematics.
  2. (countable) Your pupil is the black circle in the middle of your eye.
    He checked her eyes; the pupils seemed rather large for the lighting in the room.

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