cum laude

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adverb or adjective cum lau·de \ku̇m-ˈlau̇-də, -dē; ˌkəm-ˈlȯ-dē\

Definition of cum laude

  1. :  with distinction graduated cum laude — compare magna cum laude, summa cum laude

Origin and Etymology of cum laude

New Latin, with praise


First Known Use: 1855


CUM LAUDE Defined for English Language Learners

cum laude

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adverb or adjective cum lau·de \ku̇m-ˈlau̇-də, -dē; ˌkəm-ˈlȯ-dē\

Definition of cum laude for English Language Learners

  • : with honor


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