Definitions for cum laudekʊm ˈlaʊ deɪ, -də, -di; kʌm ˈlɔ di

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cum lau•dekʊm ˈlaʊ deɪ, -də, -di; kʌm ˈlɔ di(adv.)

  1. with honor: used in diplomas to grant the lowest of three special honors for grades above the average.

    Category: Education

    Ref: Compare magna cum laude , summa cum laude.

Origin of cum laude:

1890–95, Amer.; < L: with praise

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cum laude(adverb)

    with honor; with academic distinction

    "a cum laude graduate"

  2. cum laude(adverb)

    with honor

    "he graduated cum laude"


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