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Alumnus

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun alumnus:

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Definition of the noun alumnus

What does alumnus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: alumni

  1. a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)

Alternative definition of the noun alumnus

noun

  1. a male pupil or student
  2. a male graduate
  3. a student
  4. a graduate

Character

Alumnus is a fictional character from the 1991 film Necessary Roughness.

Phrases with Alumnus

  1. Rubus Alumnus
  2. Rhagio Alumnus
  3. Tabanus Alumnus
  4. Nautilus Alumnus
  5. Chrysotimus Alumnus
  6. Platypalpus alumnus
  7. species Rubus alumnus
  8. Species Tabanus Alumnus
  9. species Platypalpus alumnus

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alumnus

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Google previewO.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 ...

Google previewRobert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of Unendurable English (2011)

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, ...

Google previewOhio State University Monthly (1920)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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.

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe 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), ...

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

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.

Google previewA Dictionary of European Baptist Life and Thought (2009)

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 ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

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.

Google previewFowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2016)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary, 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 ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

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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Small photo of Attractive elegant young alumnus standing in his old collegeSmall photo of NEW YORK CITY - May 19 2016: Officials of the Brooklyn Kindergarten Society, one of the nation's oldest early education societies, hosted its annual gala in Red Hook. Davida David, BKS alumnusSmall photo of NEW YORK CITY - May 19 2016: Officials of the Brooklyn Kindergarten Society, one of the nation's oldest early education societies, hosted its annual gala in Red Hook. Davida David, BKS alumnusSmall photo of AlumnusSmall photo of McIntire Amphitheatre, University of Virginia, AUGUST 17, 2016.Its first use was for the University's centennial exercises in 1921, attended by University alumnus and U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.Small photo of McIntire Amphitheatre, University of Virginia, AUGUST 17, 2016.Its first use was for the University's centennial exercises in 1921, attended by University alumnus and U.S. President Woodrow Wilson. More...

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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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