What does alumnus mean?

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əˈlʌm nəsalum·nus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alumnus, alumna, alum, graduate, gradnoun

    a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)

Wiktionary

  1. alumnusnoun

    a male pupil or student

    Etymology: Borrowed from alumnus.

  2. alumnusnoun

    a male graduate

    Etymology: Borrowed from alumnus.

  3. alumnusnoun

    a student

    Etymology: Borrowed from alumnus.

  4. alumnusnoun

    a graduate

    Etymology: Borrowed from alumnus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alumnusnoun

    a pupil; especially, a graduate of a college or other seminary of learning

    Etymology: [L., fr. alere to nourish.]

Freebase

  1. Alumnus

    An alumnus or alumna is a graduate of a school, college, or university. An alumnus can also be a former member, employee, contributor, or inmate, as well as a former student. If a group includes both sexes, even if there is only one male, the male plural form alumni is used.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Alumnus

    al-um′nus, n. one educated at a college is called an alumnus of it:—pl. Alum′ni.—n. Alum′niate, the period of pupilage. [L.,—alĕre, to nourish.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alumnus in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alumnus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of alumnus in a Sentence

  1. Cheryl Allen:

    How impartial and thorough this investigation will be is anyone’s guess, my concern is exactly what information will be shared with Pitt alumni and Pennsylvania taxpayers. Many questions remain unanswered. As an alumnus of Pitt, it troubles me to see my alma mater become a national hub for training students in controversial fetal experimentation, using staff employed by Planned Parenthood – the nation’s largest abortion business.

  2. Judge Kavanaugh and Ms. Dolphin:

    I learned about these yearbook pages only a few days ago, i don't know what' Renate Alumnus' actually means. I can't begin to comprehend what goes through the minds of 17-year-old boys who write such things, but the insinuation is horrible, hurtful and simply untrue. I pray their daughters are never treated this way. I will have no further comment.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I am proud alumnus of RIS a.k.a. ISc, and have excellent experience of the outstanding education that I received from amazingly knowledgeable Professors, during my two years of B.Sc. (Chemistry and Physics) - in 1974 through 1976. We were extremely fortunate to be taught by some of the best Professors and great scientists in India. Some of the names that come to my mind are, Drs Merchant, Usgaonkar, Galgali, KM Joshi, Vidya Joshi, BC Haldar, Darshane, Katti, Kulkarni and many more. Those were surely the most wonderful years of my academic and social upbringing in India. I am thankful to ISc and all brilliant Professors at ISc, for gifting us with the remarkable knowledge, and installing the love and passion for Science in our young minds. Thank you, RIS.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I am extremely proud to be an alumnus of The University of Manchester, England. The University gave me a wonderful opportunity to pursue my Ph.D. by awarding me with Dalton Chemical Research Scholarship, one of the most prestigious scholarships. It's surely the major accomplishment and a premier milestone in my life. My grateful thanks and heartfelt best wishes to The University of Manchester, one of the greatest Universities in the world.....this year ranked 5th in the UK and 38th worldwide. Keep it up, my Alma Mater.

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