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mortarboardnoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɔː.tə.bɔːd/  us   /ˈmɔːr.t̬ɚ.bɔːrd/
a black hat with a square, flat top, worn for formal occasions and ceremonies by some teachers and students at a college or university, and in the past by some schoolteachers
(Definition of mortarboard from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mortarboardnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɔr·t̬ərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
a black hat with a square, flat top, worn by some students and teachers on formal school occasions: Following the ceremony, the graduating seniors all threw their mortarboards into the air.
(Definition of mortarboard from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mortarboard”
in Chinese (Simplified) (黑色的)方顶帽,学位帽…
in Chinese (Traditional) (黑色的)方頂帽,學位帽…
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