magna cum laude
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mag·na cum lau·de(mäg′nə ko͝om lou′də)
adv. & adj.
With high honors. Used to express high academic distinction: graduated magna cum laude; 25 magna cum laude graduates.
[Latin magnā cum laude, with great praise : magnā, feminine ablative sing. of magnus, great + cum, with + laude, ablative sing. of laus, praise.]
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magna cum laude(ˈmæɡnə kʊm ˈlaʊdeɪ)
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mag•na cum lau•de(ˈmɑg nə kʊm ˈlaʊ deɪ, -də, -di; ˈmæg nə kʌm ˈlɔ di)
with great praise: used in diplomas to designate the next-to-highest of three honors for grades above the average. Compare cum laude, summa cum laude.
[1895–1900; < Latin]
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magna cum laude
With high honors, a Latin phrase meaning that a student has graduated with high distinction.
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|Adj.||1.||magna cum laude - with high honor; with high academic distinction; "a magna cum laude graduate"|
worthy - having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable; "a worthy fellow"; "a worthy cause"
|Adv.||1.||magna cum laude - with high honor; "he graduated magna cum laude"|
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