Graduate

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Definition

to graduate: to finish university or school, to receive a diploma, to get an academic qualification
verb
I graduated with a degree in literature.
She graduated a few weeks ago, and is now working in a coffee shop.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I graduated with a degree in literature.
US: I am a Harvard graduate.

Examples

  • "Graduated summa cum laude"
  • "Susan graduated at the top of her class at Oxford, and has incredible recommendations from every company she has ever worked for."
  • "Ludwig Arkady Romanonovich : And now, without further ado, I would like to introduce the valedictorian of the graduating class of 1974 here at Rose Glen High school: Mr. Bruno Delavigne."
  • "And I was giving the speech for our graduating class."
  • "Well we don't use that system in Britain, but I can tell you that I graduated top of my class in Oxford, with a first class degree."

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