Definition of graduate school in English:

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graduate school

Pronunciation: /ˈɡrajəˌwāt sko͞ol/


North American
A division of a university offering advanced programs beyond the bachelor’s degree.
Example sentences
  • Check to see where recent graduates from your academic department have gone to graduate school.
  • Kennedy went on to college, graduate school, and law school, and today is an advocate for the civil rights of people with disabilities.
  • He enrolled at an international graduate school and studied with students from all over the world.

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Syllabification: grad·u·ate school

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