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- n. A university student who has completed the requirements for, but has not yet been awarded, a particular degree.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In British universities, a student who has passed his examinations for a degree, but has not yet been graduated.
1882, from Medieval Latin graduandus, gerundive of graduare ("to graduate"). (Wiktionary)