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Definition of cum laude adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


cum laude

adverb, adjective
NAmE//kʊm ˈlaʊdə//
, NAmE//kʌm ˈlɔdə//
, NAmE//kʌm ˈlɔdi//
, NAmE//kʊm ˈlaʊdi//
(from Latin)
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at the third of the three highest levels of achievement that students can reach when they finish their studies at college He graduated cum laude. compare magna cum laude, summa cum laude
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