décrochage

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

décrochage m (plural décrochages)

  1. (aeronautics) stall, loss of lift
  2. (Quebec) the action of dropping out of school prematurely

Usage notes[edit]

  • The sense dropping out is used mostly of dropouts who give up school at the secondary or CEGEP level without acquiring a professional or higher education.

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