Definition of Abitur in English:

Abitur

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

noun

  • (In Germany) a set of examinations taken in the final year of secondary school.
    More 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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