- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌæbiˈtʊə(ɹ)/, /ˌæbɪˈtʊə(ɹ)/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˌæbiˈtʊɹ/, /ˌæbɪˈtʊɹ/
Abitur (plural Abiturs)
- A group of exams taken in the final year of German secondary school. [found in English since the mid 20th century]
- Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors (2002), “Abitur”, in The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 5.
- Abiturium (archaic)
Attested since the 1890s. A shortening of Abiturium – this being why it is neuter –, itself short for Latin exāmen abiturium, from abituriō (“I wish to leave”), desiderative construction of abeō (“I leave, go off”). For more, see also Abiturient. Compare Physikum.
- (Germany) final exams taken by pupils at the end of their secondary education in Germany and Finland
- “Abitur” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
- “Abitur” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
- “Abitur” in Duden online
- Abitur on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de
Abitur m (uncountable)
- Abitur (group of exams taken in the final year of German secondary school)