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Baccalauréat

/ (ˌbækəˈlɔːrɪˌɑː) /
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noun
(esp in France) a school-leaving examination that qualifies the successful candidates for entrance to university
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Word Origin for Baccalauréat

C20: from French, from Medieval Latin baccalaureus bachelor

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How to use Baccalauréat in a sentence

  • Casimir became a baccalaureat of philosophy, Heinrich a doctor of medicine.

  • Gian Battista eventually gained the baccalaureat in his twenty-second year, and two years after became a member of the College.

    Jerome Cardan|William George Waters
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