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graduation

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˌɡrædʒuˈeɪʃən/
the fact of graduating from a college, university, or school, or the ceremony or time during which a student graduates: The jobs scheme requires that graduates stay in Scotland for two years after graduation.graduation from sth Clinton gave an antiwar speech at her graduation from Wellesley College. Two years of foreign language are a graduation requirement. graduation day/speech/ceremony
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