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graduate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: College, School
graduategrad‧u‧ate1 /ˈɡrædʒuət/ ●●● S2 W2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 SECsomeone who has completed a university degree, especially a first degreeundergraduate 🔊 a Harvard graduategraduate of 🔊 a graduate of Edinburgh University 🔊 university graduates 🔊 a history graduategraduate in 🔊 He’s a graduate in philosophy.2 American EnglishSES someone who has completed a course at a college, school etc 🔊 a high-school graduate
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graduatePatrick Wallace, an accountancy graduate from Dungannon, and Marcus Campbell both booked their debuts on snooker's most famous stage.At one point, he hired a young college graduate to help.Many former students including the Department's first graduate, Mr Eric Jones, enjoyed an afternoon of reminiscences and renewed friendships.The one that bears a picture of an honorary graduate.We are currently seeking a recent graduate to join our software team, located on the University of Warwick Science Park.a high school graduateHe received his degree at eighteen, the youngest graduate in Thiel history.high-school graduateIt was one thing to kiss a girl like Sonya, but Edusha was an intelligent young woman, a high-school graduate.A recent high-school graduate sat at the reception desk.
Related topics: College, School, Training
graduategrad‧u‧ate2 /ˈɡrædʒueɪt/ ●●● S2 W2 verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive]SEC to obtain a degree, especially a first degree, from a college or universitygraduate from 🔊 Kate graduated from medical school last year.graduate in 🔊 He graduated in physics from Cambridge University.2 [intransitive] American EnglishSES to complete your education at high schoolgraduate from 🔊 Jerry graduated from high school last year.3 graduate (from something) to something4 [transitive] especially American EnglishSET to give a degree or diploma to someone who has completed a course
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graduateWhat are you going to do after you graduate?Instead, students who arrive on campus with some community college credits under their belt can graduate early.The goals include upgrading teachers' performance and boosting to 90 percent the number of students who graduate from high school.Mitch graduated from Stanford in 1998 with a degree in biochemistry.We both graduated from the same high school in Queens.When I graduate I want to study law at the Northeastern university.She graduated in modern languages and now works as an interpreter.We expect to graduate nearly 300 students this year.And once Bunny graduated, so it did.He was really pleased when he graduated to the bigger ones.graduate fromRuth graduated from Princeton.
Related topics: College
graduategrad‧u‧ate3 /ˈɡrædʒuət/ adjective 🔊 🔊 [only before noun] especially American EnglishSEC relating to or involved in studies done at a university after completing a first degreeundergraduate syn postgraduate British English 🔊 a graduate student
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graduateBy graduate levels in the universities there will be several thousand.These days, almost a quarter of Jur entering graduate students are women.Now there are 3,000 graduate students as well as 11,500 undergraduates.
From Longman Business Dictionarygraduategrad‧u‧ate1 /ˈgrædʒuət/ noun [countable]1a person who has completed a university degree course, especially for a first degreea science graduate from Oxford UniversityThe company is looking for a graduate engineer with the ability to lead and motivate a team of four people.2American English a person who has completed a course at a college or schoola Harvard business-school graduategraduategraduate2 adjective [only before a noun] American English a graduate student is someone studying for their second degreegraduategraduate3 /ˈgrædʒueɪt/ verb1[intransitive] to obtain a degree, especially a first degree, from a college or universitygraduate fromHe graduated from the University of California with a degree in mathematics.2[intransitive] American English to complete your education at HIGH SCHOOL3[transitive] American English to give a degree or DIPLOMA to someone who has completed a course4graduate from/to somethingMARKETING to start buying a product etc that is better than the one you bought beforeThey bought low-priced homes after graduating from rooming houses and apartments.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
graduate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygraduate
he, she, itgraduates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygraduated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave graduated
he, she, ithas graduated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad graduated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill graduate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have graduated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam graduating
he, she, itis graduating
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you, we, theyare graduating
Past
I, he, she, itwas graduating
you, we, theywere graduating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been graduating
he, she, ithas been graduating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been graduating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be graduating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been graduating
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