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mag·na cum lau·de  audio  (mägn km loud) KEY 

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ADJECTIVE:
With high honors. Used to express high academic distinction: graduated magna cum laude; 25 magna cum laude graduates.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin magn cum laude, with great praise : magn, feminine ablative sing. of magnus, great + cum, with + laude, ablative sing. of laus, praise


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