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general equivalency degree Syllabification: gen·er·al e·quiv·a·len·cy de·gree

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(also general equivalency diploma, abbreviation: GED)

Definition of general equivalency degree in English:


A diploma signifying high school graduation, awarded to those who successfully complete a required examination.

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