pass degree
noun Date: 1868 a bachelor's degree without honors that is taken at a British university

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  • pass degree — noun : a bachelor s degree without honors that is taken at a British university * * * (in English universities) an ordinary bachelor s degree conferred without honors. Also called poll, poll degree. [1910 15] * * * pass degree noun A university… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pass degree — (in English universities) an ordinary bachelor s degree conferred without honors. Also called poll, poll degree. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • pass degree — /ˈpas dəgri/ (say pahs duhgree) noun (in universities) a degree conferred without honours …   Australian English dictionary

  • pass degree —  One in which no distinctions (i.e. Honours) are gained …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • pass examination — noun : an examination for a pass degree or in a pass course …   Useful english dictionary

  • degree — degreed, adj. degreeless, adj. /di gree /, n. 1. any of a series of steps or stages, as in a process or course of action; a point in any scale. 2. a stage or point in or as if in progression or retrogression: We followed the degrees of her… …   Universalium

  • pass — passless, adj. /pas, pahs/, v.t. 1. to move past; go by: to pass another car on the road. 2. to let go without notice, action, remark, etc.; leave unconsidered; disregard; overlook: Pass chapter two and go on to chapter three. 3. to omit the… …   Universalium

  • pass — ▪ I. pass pass 1 [pɑːs ǁ pæs] verb 1. [transitive] if an official group passes a law, proposal etc, or it passes that group, it is accepted by them, especially by voting: • Shareholders of Fibreboard Corp. narrowly passed a measure doubling the… …   Financial and business terms

  • pass — [[t]pæs, pɑs[/t]] v. t. 1) to move past; go by: to pass a car on the road[/ex] 2) to let go without notice, action, etc.; disregard 3) to cause or allow to go through a barrier, obstacle, etc.: The guard passed the visitor[/ex] 4) to go across or …   From formal English to slang

  • pass — [c]/pas / (say pahs) verb (passed or, Rare, past, passing) –verb (t) 1. to go by or move past (something). 2. to go by without acting upon or noticing; leave unmentioned. 3. to omit payment of (a dividend, etc.). 4. to go or get through (a… …   Australian English dictionary

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