(In Germany) a set of examinations taken in the final year of secondary school.
- 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.
From German, abbreviation of Abiturientenexamen 'leavers' examination'.
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