Pronunciation: (ä"gre-zhā'; Fr. a-grā-zhā'), [key]
—pl. -gésPronunciation: (-zhāz'; Fr. -zhā'). [key]
a degree awarded by a French university, based on a competitive examination given by the state and qualifying the recipient for the highest teaching positions in a lycée or for the rank of professor in a school of law or medicine.
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