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  1. baccalaureatnoun

    A bachelor degree at university.

  2. baccalaureatnoun

    An examination and qualification awarded in many countries, designed to enable people to go on to higher education; the International Baccalaureat.

  3. Etymology: From French baccalauréat or its source, mediaeval Latin baccalaureatus, from baccalaureus, an alteration of baccalarius ‘young man aspiring to knighthood’ to resemble bacca lauri ‘laurel berry’ (the ancient symbol of victory). Compare bachelor.


  1. baccalaureat

    The baccalauréat (French pronunciation: ​[bakaloʁea]; lit. 'baccalaureate'), often known in France colloquially as the bac, is a French national academic qualification that students can obtain at the completion of their secondary education (at the end of the lycée) by meeting certain requirements. Though it has only existed in its present form as a school-leaving examination since Napoleon Bonaparte's implementation on March 17, 1808, its origins date back to the first medieval French universities. According to French law, the baccalaureate is the first academic degree, though it grants the completion of secondary education. Historically, the baccalaureate is administratively supervised by full professors at universities. Similar academic qualifications exist elsewhere in Europe, variously known as Abitur in Germany, maturità in Italy, bachillerato in Spain. There is also the European Baccalaureate, which students take at the end of the European School education. In France, there are three main types of baccalauréat, which are very different and obtained in different places: the baccalauréat général (general baccalaureate), the baccalauréat technologique (technological baccalaureate), and the baccalauréat professionnel (professional baccalaureate).


  1. Baccalauréat

    The baccalauréat, often known in France colloquially as le bac, is an academic qualification which French and international students take at the end of the lycée. It was introduced by Napoleon I in 1808. It is the main diploma required to pursue university studies. There is also the European Baccalaureate which students take at the end of the European School education. It confirms a rounded secondary education, gives access to a wide range of university education and differs from British A-levels in that it cannot be obtained in single subjects.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of baccalaureat in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of baccalaureat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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