Abitur

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From German Abitur.

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Abitur (plural Abiturs)

  1. A group of exams taken in the final year of German secondary school. [found in English since the mid 20th century]

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German[edit]

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Attested since the 1890s. A shortening of Abiturium, itself short for Latin examen abiturium, from abitureō (I wish to leave), desiderative construction of abeō (I leave, go off). For more, see also Abiturient. Compare Physikum.

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Abitur n (genitive Abiturs, plural Abiture)

  1. final exams taken by pupils at the end of their secondary education in Germany and Finland

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Abitur.

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Abitur m (uncountable)

  1. Abitur (group of exams taken in the final year of German secondary school)