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graduate

 [graj´oo-at]
1. person who has received a degree from a university or college.
2. a measuring vessel marked by a series of lines.

grad·u·ate

(grad'yū-ăt),
A vessel, usually of glass and suitably marked, used for measuring the volume of liquids; graduate cylinder.
[Mediev. L. graduatus, fr. L. gradus, step]

graduate

An obsolete term that dignified laboratory glassware with marks for measuring volume; it is still used in adjectival form, as in a graduated cylinder.
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"This is a sad reality for the graduates and the country because it involves wasted potential."
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Charlie Ball, head of higher education intelligence at Prospects, said: "Many jobs such as recruitment and sales have a strong demand for those with a degree yet they are less attractive to graduates who have many other options, go study particularly in a strong labour market.
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The results indicated that 42.9% of the internal scholarship graduate have jobs, compared to 52.4% from the graduates of external scholarships and that graduates of internal scholarships are more employed in the private sector, in comparison to their colleagues of the external scholarships.
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