Definition of graduation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌɡrædʒuˈeɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɡrædʒuˈeɪʃn//
    Exams and degrees
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  1. 1[uncountable] the act of successfully completing a university degree, or studies at an American high school It was my first job after graduation. See related entries: Exams and degrees
  2. 2[uncountable, countable] a ceremony at which degrees, etc. are officially given out graduation day My whole family came to my graduation. See related entries: Exams and degrees
  3. 3[countable] = gradation (2) The graduations are marked on the side of the flask.
  4. Extra examples On graduation, he plans to travel around Asia. She managed to find a job immediately after graduation. She was wearing a mortar board and graduation gown.
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