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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A person who has finished a course of study at a school or college.

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Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A person who has finished a course of study at a school or college. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To receive a degree or diploma on completing a course of study.

Usage examples (40)
  • Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors!
  • graduate courses
  • Adjective : graduate courses in business; a graduate student. ,a graduate engineer
  • Verb (used without object) : She graduated from college in 1985 for more
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