Definition of magna cum laude in English:

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magna cum laude

Pronunciation: /ˌmaɡnə kʌm ˈlɔːdi/
/ˌmaɡnɑː kʊm ˈlaʊdeɪ/

adverb& adjective

North American
With great distinction (with reference to university degrees and diplomas): he graduated magna cum laude in mathematics from Berkeley
More example sentences
  • Fisher was the salutatorian and graduated Magna Cum Laude.
  • Forty percent of the class graduated with Latin Honors; 12 percent Summa Cum Laude; 12 percent Magna Cum Laude; and 16 percent Cum Laude.


Latin, literally 'with great praise'.

Words that rhyme with magna cum laude

summa cum laude

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