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bachelor

bach·e·lor

bachelor

 
pronunciation:
bae ch lr [or] baech lr
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an unwed man, esp. one who has never married.
He seems quite happy as a bachelor and shows no desire to be married.
definition 2: a person who has earned a four-year college degree.
Our daughter became a bachelor of science in June, having majored in chemistry.
derivation: bachelorhood (n.)