summa cum laude

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A latin phrase meaning "with highest honor." This distinction is given to graduates, usually from a college or university, who have received the highest level of academic excellence as required by the university. See also magna cum laude and cum laude.

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If someone has graduated with summa cum laude they are probably a very highly sought candidate for any well paying job.
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We graduated summa cum laude with the highest honors at our prestigious university, we graduated with business degrees specializing in finance.
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My mother graduated from her class as a summa cum laude and it made her proud because she worked hard for that degree.
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