summa cum laude


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sum·ma cum lau·de

 (so͝om′ə ko͝om lou′də, -dā, -dē, sŭm′ə kŭm lô′dē)
adv. & adj.
With the greatest honor. Used to express the highest academic distinction: graduated summa cum laude; a summa cum laude graduate.

[Latin summā cum laude, with highest praise : summā, feminine ablative of summus, highest + cum, with + laude, ablative of laus, praise.]
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summa cum laude

(ˈsʊmɑː kʊm ˈlaʊdeɪ)
adv, adj
(Education) chiefly US with the utmost praise: the highest of three designations for above-average achievement in examinations. In Britain it is sometimes used to designate a first-class honours degree. Compare cum laude, magna cum laude
[from Latin]
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sum•ma cum lau•de

(ˈsʊm ə kʊm ˈlaʊ deɪ, -də, -di; ˈsʌm ə kʌm ˈlɔ di)
adv.
with highest praise: used in diplomas to grant the highest of three special honors for grades above the average.
[< Latin]
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summa cum laude

With the highest honors, a Latin phrase meaning that a student has graduated with the highest possible distinction.
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Adj.1.summa cum laude - with highest honor; with the highest academic distinction; "a summa cum laude graduate"
worthy - having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable; "a worthy fellow"; "a worthy cause"
Adv.1.summa cum laude - with highest honor; "he graduated summa cum laude"
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summa cum laude

adv (US) → summa cum laude
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