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graduand

[graj-oo-and]
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noun British.
  1. a student who is about to graduate or receive a degree.

Origin of graduand

1880–85; < Medieval Latin graduandus, gerund of graduāre to graduate
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British Dictionary definitions for graduand

graduand

noun
  1. mainly British a person who is about to graduate

Word Origin

C19: from Medieval Latin graduandus, gerundive of graduārī to graduate
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Word Origin and History for graduand

n.

1882, from Medieval Latin graduandus, gerundive of graduari (see graduate).

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