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graduation

noun
     
Related topics: College, School, Measurement
grad‧u‧a‧tion
1 [uncountable]SESSEC the time when you complete a university degree course or your education at an American high school:
After graduation Neil returned to Ohio.
On graduation (=after completing a first degree), Nancy became an art teacher.
2 [uncountable]SESSEC a ceremony at which you receive a university degree or a diploma from an American high school:
graduation day
3 [countable]TM a mark on an instrument or container used for measuring

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