Definition of valedictorian in English:

valedictorian

Syllabification: val·e·dic·to·ri·an
Pronunciation: /ˌvalədikˈtôrēən
 
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noun

A student, typically having the highest academic achievements of the class, who delivers the valedictory at a graduation ceremony. Compare with salutatorian.
More example sentences
  • She graduated as the valedictorian of her high school class, securing a space at Spelman, the all black women's college in Atlanta.
  • Last spring, their daughter graduated as the valedictorian of her high school class.
  • She has been checking with area alumni to compile lists of the valedictorians and salutatorians for each graduating class as well as records set by past district athletes.

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