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English definition of “graduate”

graduate

verb     /ˈɡrædjueɪt/
B2 [I] to complete your education successfully at a university, college, or, in the US, at school: He graduated from Cambridge University in 2006.University and college education
graduate to sth to move up to something more advanced or importantUniversity and college education
(Definition of graduate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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