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English noun: graduation

1. graduation (act) the successful completion of a program of study

Broader (hypernym)closing, completion, culmination, mop up, windup

2. graduation (event) an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred

Synonymscommencement, commencement ceremony, commencement exercise, graduation exercise

Broader (hypernym)exercise

Part holonymbaccalaureate

3. graduation (communication) a line (as on a vessel or ruler) that marks a measurement

SamplesThe ruler had 16 graduations per inch.

Broader (hypernym)line

4. graduation (act) the act of arranging in grades


Broader (hypernym)quantification

Narrower (hyponym)blending, shading

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