from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. With honor. Used to express academic distinction: graduated cum laude; 25 cum laude graduates.
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- adv. with honor
- adj. with honor; with academic distinction
Graduated cum laude from New York University with a degree in Environmental Studies.
A magna cum laude graduate of Brandeis University, Mr. Feingold received his law degree at the Hastings College of Law, University of California, and his M.Sc. in economics from the London School of Economics.
Dux bonus, et certare sinit cum laude suorum, Nec pago implicitos per debita culmina mundi Ire viros prohibet.
Ken Uston was a Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude graduate of Yale.
The clerk who was assigned to me had graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, but the young woman looked as if she were summa cum laude from RNU Revenge of the Nerds University.
Lisa attended the University of Pennsylvania Law School, graduating cum laude in 1981, and clerked for a state appellate judge in Pennsylvania.
True, they hadn't entered their respective fields with the idea of getting rich, but neither had they expected that a summa cum laude would take them about as far from campus as the nearest dry water hole.
Amy is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College, where she majored in Portuguese, minored in French, and traveled extensively.