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addaword.gifdefinition of graduand

noun
a person who is about to receive his/her degree from a university or college
A graduand is someone who is eligible to graduate, but has not yet graduated. Once your degree has been conferred or your diploma awarded, you become a graduate.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 29/11/2013 10:46:00
Definition of graduand from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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