dean's list
noun Date: circa 1926 a list of students receiving special recognition from the dean of a college because of superior scholarship

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dean's list — n AmE a list of the best students at a university …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dean's list — dean s ,list noun count AMERICAN a list of the students at a college or university who have achieved the best grades …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dean's list — dean s′ list n. edu a list of students of high scholastic standing at a college or university • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • dean's list — ☆ dean s list n. a list of students achieving the highest grades, periodically issued at certain colleges …   English World dictionary

  • Dean's List — A Dean s List (or sometimes Rector s list) is a category of students in a college or university who achieve high grades during their stay in an academic term or academic year. In secondary schools, or high schools, the term Consistent Honor List… …   Wikipedia

  • dean's list — noun : a list of students receiving special recognition from the dean of a college because of superior scholarship * * * a list of students of high scholastic standing, compiled by a college or university usually at the end of each semester or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dean's list — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms dean s list : singular dean s list plural dean s lists American a list of the students at a college or university who have achieved the best results …   English dictionary

  • dean’s list — n a list produced each year at most US colleges and universities of students who have achieved the highest grades in their courses of study. The list is published in local newspapers. A dean is an administrative officer at a school or college. *… …   Universalium

  • dean's list — a list of students of high scholastic standing, compiled by a college or university usually at the end of each semester or academic year. Cf. honor roll (def. 1). [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • dean's list — noun (C) AmE a list of the best students at a university …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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