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Noun: baccalaureate  ,ba-ku'lo-ree-ut
  1. A farewell sermon to a graduating class at their commencement ceremonies
  2. An academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies
    - bachelor's degree

Derived forms: baccalaureates

Type of: academic degree, degree, discourse, preaching, sermon

Part of: commencement, commencement ceremony, commencement exercise, graduation, graduation exercise

Encyclopedia: Baccalaureate