Definition of magna cum laude in English:

magna cum laude

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Pronunciation: /ˌmagnə kʌm ˈlɔːdi
 
, ˌmagnɑː kʊm ˈlaʊdeɪ
 
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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.

Origin

Latin, literally 'with great praise'.

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