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Date: 1900-2000
Language: Latin
Origin: 'with great praise'

magna cum laude

adjective, adverb
     
Related topics: College
mag‧na cum lau‧de
SEC with high honour - used to show that someone has finished American high school or college at the second of the three highest levels of achievement that students can reach [↪ cum laude, summa cum laude]

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