student body

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

"Student," from Latin studens, present participle of studere (to study); and "Body," from Old English bodiġ, of unknown origin.

Noun[edit]

student body (plural student bodies)

  1. A united group of persons who study at an educational institution.
    The student body held its annual all-school meeting to discuss prom night.

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