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a. a person who holds the degree of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Science, etc
b. the degree itself
2. (in the Middle Ages) a young knight serving a great noble
3. bachelor seal a young male seal, esp a fur seal, that has not yet mated
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What does it mean when you dream about a bachelor?

Bachelors can represent being alone; the feeling of loneliness. Could indicate a desire for freedom, particularly if the dreamer is married.

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