Definition of Graduation exercise

1. Noun. An academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred.

Exact synonyms: Commencement, Commencement Ceremony, Commencement Exercise, Graduation
Terms within: Baccalaureate
Generic synonyms: Exercise
Derivative terms: Graduate, Graduate



Lexicographical Neighbors of Graduation Exercise

graduate student
graduate students
graduated
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graduated table
graduated tenotomy
graduateness
graduates
graduates nurse
graduateship
graduating
graduation
graduation exercise (current term)
graduational
graduations
graduator
graduators
gradus
graduses
graecism
graecisms
graecismus
graecize
graecized
graecizes
graecizing
graemite

Literary usage of Graduation exercise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annotated Cases, American and English by H Noyes Greene, William Mark McKinney, David Shephard Garland (1918)
"... reasonable construction could be said to be violated by the delivery of a nonsectarian prayer at a graduation exercise. Xo man is compelled to worship, ..."

2. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1880)
"... and it wns nut surprising tli.it во largo and nota- Mo a gathering should have been prevent nt the graduation exercise* at ..."

3. Finding Common Ground: A First Amendment Guide to Religion & Public Educationedited by Charles Haynes edited by Charles Haynes (1997)
"A graduation exercise is still a school-sponsored event, and the students are still being coerced, however subtly, to participate in a religious exercise ..."

4. The Poems of Philip Freneau: Poet of the American Revolution by Philip Morin Freneau, Fred Lewis Pattee (1902)
"An epic cannot be condensed into a graduation exercise. Suddenly the poet bursts into true prophetic rapture: " I see, I see A thousand kingdoms rais'd, ..."

5. The Pedagogical Bible School: A Scientific Study of the Sunday School with by Samuel B. Haslett (1903)
"The special feature of this school is the graduation exercise which takes place once a year, usually in June and follows the general method of high school ..."

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