Definition of 'gap year'
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This is most common for gap year students who have already taken their exams. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Most students spend their gap years trying to find themselves on top of mountains. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He has also promoted gap year packages for students. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This was our gap year, after all. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His job sounds like the world 's longest gap year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will instead be up to individual universities to decide whether they can afford to exempt gap year students from the raised fees. Times, Sunday Times (2010)YOU thought gap years were for students? The Sun (2006)My son would like to take a gap year between school and university and spend the year studying in North America. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I asked Mum recently what she thought of doing after her gap year - she had mentioned freelance work or consultancy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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