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Definition of the noun alumnus
What does alumnus mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: alumni
- a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)
- examples: Tom is an alumnus. | Tom is a Harvard alumnus.
- lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
- synonyms of alumnus: alum / alumna / grad / graduate
- more generic terms: bookman / scholar / scholarly person / student = a learned person
- more specific terms:
Alternative definition of the noun alumnus
- a male pupil or student
- a male graduate
- a student
- a graduate
Alumnus is a fictional character from the 1991 film Necessary Roughness.
Phrases with Alumnus
- Rubus Alumnus
- Rhagio Alumnus
- Tabanus Alumnus
- Nautilus Alumnus
- Chrysotimus Alumnus
- Platypalpus alumnus
- species Rubus alumnus
- Species Rhagio Alumnus
- Species Tabanus Alumnus
- Species Nautilus Alumnus
- Species Chrysotimus Alumnus
- species Platypalpus alumnus
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alumnus
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O.A.C. Alumnus (1921)
The Alumnus is a living directory. "Since the Alumnus is a living directory we desire your help in keeping it alive. One of the ways to do this is to keep up your own dues. Another way to help is to show your copies of the magazine to your alumni ...
A Compendium of Mistakes in Grammar, Usage, and Spelling with commentary on lexicographers and linguists by Robert Hartwell Fiske
Though many people today use alumnus: to mean males and females alike, alumnus is a male graduate ofa school, college, or university; alumna, a female graduate. Alumni are the male or the male and female graduates ofa school, college, ...
by Ohio State University. Alumni Association
The following letter from an eminent alumnus is an obvious challenge of educational methods as they operate at Ohio State and other universities nowadays. Recent endowment fund campaigns, totaling more than $200,000,000, for colleges ...
The Michigan Technic (1934)
The Michigan Alumnus is the organ which brings that knowledge to them. Through the medium of the Alumni Ten-Year Program opportunity is offered for making gifts to Michigan in accordance with the needs and desires of the University.
The Engaging Manager (2012)
The Joy of Management and Being Managed by Adrian Furnham
An alumnus is a former member, employee, contributor, student or associate of an organization. Alumni are defined by where they were once taught, worked or played – in one way or another were imprisoned. Schools and universities have ...
The Grammar Bible (2004)
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Grammar But Didn't Know Whom to Ask by Michael Strumpf, Auriel Douglas
An alumnus is a male graduate. The word for "female graduate" is alumna. Its plural form is alumnae. In modern usage, the word alumni often refers to both male and female graduates even though its origins are masculine. among (prep), ...
by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield
Although alumnus is a masculine noun in Latin, it can refer either to a male or to a female ex-student. The feminine alumna (/ә'lʌmnә/, uh-lum-nuh), plural alumnae (/ә'lʌmnʌɪ/, uh-lum-ny) also exists, but is rather less common than alumnus.
by John H. Y. Briggs
Alumnus, IBTS, Prague, Czech Republic. (AAP) Peck, Anthony A. (United Kingdom) General Secretary, EBF. (AB) Bârzu, Adrian (Romania) Alumnus, IBTS, Prague ...
by Maurice Waite
alumnus. 24 already adv. 1 before the time in question. 2 expressing surprise that something has happened so soon or early. alright adj., adv., & exclam. var. of all right. The spelling alright is best avoided in formal writing; use all right instead.
by Jeremy Butterfield
alumnus. (stressed on the second syllable) means a former student or pupil, and comes from a Latin word meaning 'nursling'. It is more common in AmE than in BrE. The plural form is alumni (pronounced niy) and the female form is alumna ...
Dictionary, Grades 6 - 12 (2012)
Classic Reference Library by American Education Publishing
alumnus. geological cyclic information, containing calendars with weather forecasts, natural phenomenal information, and other facts. al•might•y adj. Having absolute power; possessing the highest authority. almighty n. [cap., with the] Almighty ...
by Bryan A. Garner
alumnus. A. Sense. This term is obsolete as a legalism for foster-child; today it refers to a former student, esp. a male student, of a particular school, esp. an ...
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- Alumnus Meaning
Video shows what alumnus means. a male pupil or student. a male graduate. a student. alumnus pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by Wiktionary ...
- CET Brazil Alumnus on Language Learning
- Joy Language Services - Recap from a Recent Alumnus
A recent Phase 1 Bengali GPA student shares about her experience.
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Scrabble value of A1L1U1M3N1U1S1
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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