graduand

[ graj-oo-and ]
/ ˈgrædʒ uˌænd /

noun British.

a student who is about to graduate or receive a degree.

Nearby words

  1. gradine,
  2. gradiometer,
  3. gradual,
  4. gradualism,
  5. gradually,
  6. graduate,
  7. graduate nurse,
  8. graduate school,
  9. graduated,
  10. graduated cylinder

Origin of graduand

1880–85; < Medieval Latin graduandus, gerund of graduāre to graduate

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British Dictionary definitions for graduand

graduand

/ (ˈɡrædjʊˌænd) /

noun

mainly British a person who is about to graduate

Word Origin for graduand

C19: from Medieval Latin graduandus, gerundive of graduārī to graduate

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Word Origin and History for graduand

graduand

n.

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

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