Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 08/30/20 Graduation

Graduation (noun)
grad·u·a·tion [graj-oo-ey-shuhn]
(previously 06-20-13)

noun
1. an act of graduating; the state of being graduated.
2. the ceremony of conferring degrees or diplomas, as at a college or school.
3. arrangement in degrees, levels, or ranks.

OTHER WORDS FROM GRADUATION
non·grad·u·a·tion, noun
post·grad·u·a·tion, adjective
pre·grad·u·a·tion, noun

WORDS RELATED TO GRADUATION
convocation

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com

Origin: 1375–1425; late Middle English graduacion < Medieval Latin graduation- (stem of graduatio ). See graduate, -ion

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR GRADUATION
The NYPD and his duties required him to miss the graduation on December 20.
IN THE SHADOW OF MURDERED COPS|MICHAEL DALY|DECEMBER 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Kessler says they had stopped dating before their graduation in 2007 and that he had played no part in her pregnancy.
THE MYSTERY WOMAN WHO TRIED TO OUTDO DILLINGER|MICHAEL DALY|SEPTEMBER 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST

They dated through high school, then married after graduation.
WILL THE REAL JIM PALMER PLEASE STAND UP|TOM BOSWELL|SEPTEMBER 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST

A few days after graduation from college, I rushed back to Zimbabwe.
HOW I GOT ADDICTED TO AFRICA (AND WROTE A THRILLER ABOUT IT)|TODD MOSS|SEPTEMBER 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST

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