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Abitur

Line breaks: Abi¦tur
Pronunciation: /ˌabɪˈtʊə
 
, ˌabiˈtuːɐ/

Definition of Abitur in English:

noun

(In Germany) a set of examinations taken in the final year of secondary school.
Example sentences
  • It is accepted as an entry qualification by universities of the European Union, on a par with the German Abitur, etc.
  • He entered university to pursue a degree in law after receiving the Abitur in 1925.
  • The Oberrealschule did offer the Abitur, even if its certificate did not provide all the privileges of the classical diploma.

Origin

from German, abbreviation of Abiturientenexamen 'leavers' examination'.

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