graduation

[ graj-oo-ey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF graduation

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This is the first summer since her graduation which she has not spent abroad.

Phœbe's graduation from the Greenwald High School was her red-letter day.

At graduation, he may say, “I'm going into chemical engineering construction.”

The day after the graduation, the cards were handed out among the other grades.

It marred all joys of graduation, so far as Miss Sanford was concerned.

I had never been reproached by any one for my conduct on Graduation Day.

Graduation at Wellington was old-fashioned and conventional.

Your age and the year of your graduation from the Military Academy?

The age of graduation is usually from seventeen to twenty-five or even more.

Mother would expect her to wear them at her graduation and how could she?

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., in alchemy, "tempering, refining of something to a certain degree; measurement according to the four degrees of a quality," from graduate (n.). General sense of "dividing into degrees" is from 1590s; meaning "action of receiving or giving an academic degree" is from early 15c.; in reference to the ceremony where a degree is given, from 1818.

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