[ graj-oo-and ]
/ ˈgrædʒ uˌænd /
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a student who is about to graduate or receive a degree.
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Origin of graduand
1880–85; <Medieval Latin graduandus, gerund of graduāre to graduate
Words nearby graduand
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British Dictionary definitions for graduand
/ (ˈɡrædjʊˌænd) /
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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