dean's list

noun

Definition of dean's list

: a list of students receiving special recognition from the dean of a college because of superior scholarship

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Recent Examples on the Web Miami University students who have been named to the dean's list recognizing academic excellence. Sam Boyer, cleveland, "Medina County College Corner," 27 June 2020 Miami University students who are ranked in the top 20 percent have been named to the dean's list recognizing academic excellence. Sam Boyer, cleveland, "Medina County students excel at colleges and universities," 13 Feb. 2020 She was named to the dean's list for the spring semester. Michelle Mullins, Naperville Sun, "Naperville People in the News," 11 June 2019 Worcester Polytechnic Institute has announced that Brian Phillips of Storrs, a member of the class of 2022, was named to the university's dean's list for academic excellence for the spring 2019 semester. courant.com, "Community News For The Windham Edition," 25 July 2019 Those students are environmental studies major Eliza Judson and political science major Ellis Cascio, both of whom qualified for Colgate's 2017 fall dean's list, with distinction. Jeff Piorkowski/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, "Celebrating the silver screen at the CH-UH Libraries; Shaker Heights' Leiken's final mayoral address; more: Press Run," 9 Mar. 2018 Razan had just made the dean's list at North Carolina State University. NBC News, "Man sentenced to three life terms without parole for killing three Muslims," 13 June 2019 He was also named to the dean's list for the spring 2019 semester. courant.com, "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 13 June 2019 Razan had just made the dean's list in her first semester at North Carolina State University. CBS News, "Four years later, North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students," 12 June 2019

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First Known Use of dean's list

circa 1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Dean's list.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dean%27s%20list. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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dean's list

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English Language Learners Definition of dean's list

US : a list of students at a college or university who have earned high grades

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