gap year

gap year
gap year noun
A year spent by a student between school and university doing non-academic activities such as voluntary work abroad
• • •
Main Entry:gap

* * *

gap year UK US noun [countable] [singular gap year plural gap years] british
a year, usually between finishing school and starting university or college, when you travel or work
Thesaurus: types of holidayhyponym to be, or to go on holidaysynonym

* * *

n. chiefly Brit. a period, typically an academic year, taken by a student as a break between secondary school and higher education

* * *

noun, pl ⋯ years [count]
: a year that you spend traveling, working, etc., before continuing your studies

She decided to take a gap year between high school and college.

* * *

ˈgap year 7 [gap year] noun (BrE)
a year that a young person spends working and/or travelling, often between leaving school and starting university

I'm planning to take a gap year and go backpacking in India.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • gap year — n BrE a year between leaving school and going to university, which some young people use as an opportunity to travel, earn money, or get experience of working ▪ Some students choose to work in high tech industries during their gap year …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gap year — ► NOUN ▪ a period, typically an academic year, taken by a student as a break from education between leaving school and starting a university or college course …   English terms dictionary

  • Gap year — A gap year (also known as year out , year off , deferred year , bridging year , overseas experience , time off and time out ) is a term that refers to a prolonged period (often, but not always, a year) between a life stage. The most popular gap… …   Wikipedia

  • gap year — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms gap year : singular gap year plural gap years British a year, usually between finishing school and starting university or college, when you travel or work …   English dictionary

  • gap year — N SING A gap year is a period of time during which a student takes a break from studying after they have finished school and before they start college or university. [BRIT] I went around the world in my gap year …   English dictionary

  • gap year — /ˈgæp jɪə/ (say gap yiuh) noun a period of one academic year taken off from study, usually between finishing secondary school and commencing tertiary studies: *The prince wants to have a career in the army but will take a gap year first, starting …  

  • Gap Year Hostel — (Сингапур,Сингапур) Категория отеля: 1 звездочный отель Адрес: 322 Lavender Street …   Каталог отелей

  • gap year — noun a period, typically an academic year, taken by a student as a break between school and university or college education …   English new terms dictionary

  • gap year — noun A yearlong break from study taken by some students on leaving school before starting university, often spent gaining work experience or travelling …   Wiktionary

  • Gap — or The Gap may refer to:General* Gap (clothing retailer), a chain of retail clothing stores * Gap (ecology), a spacing between large trees in a forest * Gap (landform), a mountain pass, often carved by a river * Gap year, a prolonged period… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”