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graduate

1. 
a. a person who has been awarded a first degree from a university or college
b. (as modifier): a graduate profession
2. US and Canadian a student who has completed a course of studies at a high school and received a diploma
3. US a container, such as a flask, marked to indicate its capacity
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graduate

[′graj·ə·wət]
(chemistry)
A cylindrical vessel that is calibrated in fluid ounces or milliliters or both; used to measure the volume of liquids.
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For students graduating in 2009, he suggested: "The traditional autumn recruiting season has moved forward, with a large number of students applying for, and securing, their graduate job in the summer before their final year.
A native of Sidney, Mont., Scheetz enlisted in the Air Force right after graduating from high school in 1974.
* From 1988 to 1999, the number of engineers graduating with bachelor degrees in the U.S.
Roughly 65 percent of students graduating from Ohio schools in 2000 still lived in Ohio in 2001, a considerable drop from the nearly 76 percent that remained in state one year after graduating in 1993.
Annual attempts by counselors to report graduation rates accurately to the administration, however, led to conflicting reports and the recurring demand to know exactly how many students in a given class were graduating on time.
Nearly all of the respondents indicated that, after graduating from the academy, they were more willing to help the police solve neighborhood problems.
Presumably many 18- to 24-year-olds who are still in school were held back and end up not graduating from high school.
Utilizing the extensive database of the Educational Testing Service, we could track our students' progress and provide them with an objective assessment as to where they stood vis-a-vis other graduating psychology majors throughout the entire country.
Mexico's Instituto Panamericano de Alta Direction de Empresas (IPADE) has stepped up its student exchange conferences with the University old Instituto de Altos Estudios Empresariales, an appendage of the Austral University is graduating its second class.