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noun [countable] graduate pronunciation in British English /ˈɡrædʒuət/
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  1. 1
    American someone who has finished their studies at a high school, college, or university

    a high school graduate

  2. 2
    someone who has a degree from a university

    an Oxford graduate

    graduate of:

    a graduate of Aston University

    graduate in:

    Candidates should be graduates in science or engineering.



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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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