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Bachelor of Arts

noun
1.
a bachelor's degree in the liberal arts, usually awarded for studies in the social sciences or humanities.
2.
a person having this degree.
Abbreviation: A.B., B.A.
Origin of Bachelor of Arts
1570-1580
First recorded in 1570-80
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British Dictionary definitions for Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Arts

noun
1.
a degree conferred on a person who has successfully completed his or her undergraduate studies, usually in a branch of the liberal arts or humanities
2.
a person who holds this degree
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