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English definition of “graduate”

graduate

noun [C]    /ˈɡrædʒ·u·ɪt/ (short form grad,  /ɡræd/)
a person who has successfully completed studies at a school or received a degree from a college or university : a Yale graduate/a graduate of Yale graduate    /ˈɡrædʒ·uˌeɪt/ verb [I/T] [I] Although he never graduated from high school , he became a successful businessman .
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