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Noun: graduation  ,gra-joo'ey-shun
  1. The successful completion of a program of study
  2. An academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred
    - commencement, commencement exercise, commencement ceremony, graduation exercise
  3. A line (as on a vessel or ruler) that marks a measurement
    "the ruler had 16 graduations per inch"
  4. The act of arranging in grades
    - gradation

Derived forms: graduations

Type of: closing, completion, culmination, exercise, line, mop up, quantification, windup

Encyclopedia: Graduation, Part 2