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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


Synonymsgradation


Broader (hypernym)quantification


Narrower (hyponym)blending, shading









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