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Pupil vs. Student

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Pupilnoun

A learner under the supervision of a teacher or professor.

Studentnoun

A person who studies or learns about a particular subject.

‘She is a student of human interactions.’; ‘He is a student of life.’;

Pupilnoun

An orphan who is a minor and under the protection of the state.

Studentnoun

A person who is formally enrolled at a school, a college or university, or another educational institution.

‘The students were out raising funds for rag week.’;

Pupilnoun

(anatomy) The hole in the middle of the iris of the eye, through which light passes to be focused on the retina.

Studentnoun

(in particular) A person who is enrolled at a college or university primary]] or secondary school.

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Pupilnoun

(zoology) The central dark part of an ocellated spot.

Studentnoun

A person engaged in study; one who is devoted to learning; a learner; a pupil; a scholar; especially, one who attends a school, or who seeks knowledge from professional teachers or from books; as, the students of an academy, a college, or a university; a medical student; a hard student.

‘Keep a gamester from the dice, and a good student from his book.’;

Pupilnoun

The aperture in the iris; the sight, apple, or black of the eye. See the Note under Eye, and Iris.

Studentnoun

One who studies or examines in any manner; an attentive and systematic observer; as, a student of human nature, or of physical nature.

Pupilnoun

A youth or scholar of either sex under the care of an instructor or tutor.

‘Too far in years to be a pupil now.’; ‘Tutors should behave reverently before their pupils.’;

Studentnoun

a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution

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Pupilnoun

A person under a guardian; a ward.

Studentnoun

a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines

Pupilnoun

A boy or a girl under the age of puberty, that is, under fourteen if a male, and under twelve if a female.

Student

A student is primarily a person enrolled in a school or other educational institution and who is under learning with goals of acquiring knowledge, developing professions and achieving employment at desired field. In the broader sense, a student is anyone who applies themselves to the intensive intellectual engagement with some matter necessary to master it as part of some practical affair in which such mastery is basic or decisive.

Pupilnoun

a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution

Pupilnoun

contractile aperture in the iris of the eye

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Pupilnoun

a young person attending school (up through senior high school)

Pupil

The pupil is a black hole located in the center of the iris of the eye that allows light to strike the retina. It appears black because light rays entering the pupil are either absorbed by the tissues inside the eye directly, or absorbed after diffuse reflections within the eye that mostly miss exiting the narrow pupil.

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