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1 graduate /ˈgræʤəˌweɪt/ verb
graduates; graduated; graduating
1 graduate
/ˈgræʤəˌweɪt/
verb
graduates; graduated; graduating
Learner's definition of GRADUATE
[no object] : to earn a degree or diploma from a school, college, or university
◊ In British English, graduate refers only to earning a college or university degree. In U.S. English, graduate is also used for other schools (such as high schools).
[+ object] US, of a school, college, or university : to award a degree or diploma to (a student) usually used as (be) graduated
[+ object] US, informal : to earn a degree or diploma from (a school, college, or university)
[no object] : to move from one level to another usually higher level
2 graduate /ˈgræʤəwət/ noun
plural graduates
2 graduate
/ˈgræʤəwət/
noun
plural graduates
Learner's definition of GRADUATE
[count]
: a person who has earned a degree or diploma from a school, college, or university
often + of
◊ In British English, only a person who has earned a college or university degree is called a graduate.
3 graduate /ˈgræʤəwət/ adjective
3 graduate
/ˈgræʤəwət/
adjective
Learner's definition of GRADUATE
always used before a noun US
: of or relating to a course of studies taken at a college or university after earning a bachelor's degree or other first degree : postgraduate
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