used after the title of a degree from Cambridge University: Jane Smith MA (Cantab)

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  • Cantab — may refer to: *Cantabrigian, a member (graduate) of the University of Cambridge. *Cantabrigian, a person resident in Cambridge, UK or Cambridge, Mass., U.S. *Cantabrigiensis, the post nominal suffix indicating a degree from the University of… …   Wikipedia

  • Cantab. — Cantab, meist in der Form (Cantab.) ist ein Zusatz, der von Absolventen, selten auch Studenten, der University of Cambridge nach dem akademischen Titel (zum Beispiel MA oder PhD) geführt wird. Die Abkürzung steht für das Adjektiv Cantabrigiensis… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cantab — Can tab, n. [Abbreviated from Cantabrigian.] A Cantabrigian. [Colloq.] Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cantab — abbrev. Cantabrigian * * * …   Universalium

  • Cantab. — Cantab. ► ABBREVIATION ▪ of Cambridge University. ORIGIN from Latin Cantabrigia Cambridge …   English terms dictionary

  • Cantab — abbrev. Cantabrigian …   English World dictionary

  • Cantab. — abbr. of Cambridge University. Etymology: L Cantabrigiensis * * * Cantabrigian. * * * Cantab. /kanˈtab/ abbrev Cantabrigiensis (Latin), of Cambridge * * * Cantab., of Cambridge (Latin, Cantabrigiensis) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cantab — Can|tab used after the title of a degree from Cambridge University ▪ Jane Smith, MA (Cantab) →↑Oxon …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Cantab — abbreviation used for showing that a university degree is from Cambridge University in the UK Professor J. Spears, MA (Cantab) …   English dictionary

  • Cantab — noun Etymology: by shortening Date: 1697 Cantabrigian …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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