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baccalaureate

bac·ca·lau·re·ate

baccalaureate

 
pronunciation:
bae k law ri t
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the degree awarded to most graduates of four-year colleges in the United States; bachelor's degree.
definition 2: a ceremony given for a class about to graduate from a school, or the address or sermon at such a ceremony.
similar words:
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