[ noun ] the successful completion of a program of study

Used in print

(Bern Dibner, "Oerstad and the Discovery of Electro...)

Manthey maintained a valuable collection of physical and chemical apparatus which was at Oersted 's disposal during and after his graduation .

(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)

Formally organized vocational_programs supported by federal funds allow high_school students to gain experience in a field of work which is likely to lead to a full-time job on graduation .

In a_few places cooperative programs between schools and employers in clerical work have shown the same possibilities for allowing the student , while still in school , to develop skills which are immediately marketable upon graduation .

I make no attempt to measure the enduring satisfaction and material well-being of a man who went to work on graduation from high_school and was highly successful in the business which he entered .

First_and_foremost , vocational courses should not replace courses which are essential parts of the required academic_program for graduation .

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completion graduate

[ noun ] a line (as on a vessel or ruler) that marks a measurement


"the ruler had 16 graduations per inch"

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line calibrate

[ noun ] an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred
[ noun ] the act of arranging in grades