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graduate (GRAJ yoo ayt") (verb)
1. To be granted an academic degree or diploma: About two thirds of the entering freshmen stayed until they were able to graduate.
2. To advance to a new level of skill, achievement, or activity: After weeks of practice, the athletes were able to graduate to higher levels of wins over losses.
graduate (GRAJ yoo it") (noun)
Someone who has completed a course of study and received formal recognition for his or her academic accomplishments: Jerome's parents were very proud of him; especially, since he was the first high school graduate in the family.

As a graduate of the famous university, Helena felt that she was ready to graduate to an advanced level of research in her specialization of micro-biology.

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