dean's list

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

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Loras College dean's list Naperville residents Anna L. Folliard, Conor J. Kelly, Samantha R. O'Neill and Joseph N. Riordan were named to the dean’s list at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, for the spring semester. Michelle Mullins, Naperville Sun, "Naperville People in the News," 29 June 2018 The College of Wooster's dean's list includes local students Sierra Foltz, Devon Matson, Cameron Miller, Caroline Obermeier, Maha Rashid, Christina Vukovich and Andrew White. 'sam' Boyer/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, "This announcement brought back memories: Whit & Whimsey," 9 Mar. 2018 Borkowski named to dean’s list Naperville resident Amanda Borkowski was named to the dean's list at Greenville University in Greenville, Ill., for the spring semester. Michelle Mullins, Naperville Sun, "Naperville People in the News," 8 June 2018 The dean's list recognizes full-time undergraduate students who earned a 3.5 grade point average or higher. Michelle Mullins, Naperville Sun, "Naperville People in the News," 13 July 2018 Students with a grade point average of 3.75 or better qualify for the dean's list. Michelle Mullins, Naperville Sun, "Naperville People in the News," 13 July 2018 Jonathan Bedell and Madelaine Morris were named to the dean's list. Michelle Mullins, Naperville Sun, "Naperville People in the News," 13 July 2018 The dean's list recognizes students who earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Michelle Mullins, Naperville Sun, "Naperville People in the News," 1 June 2018 She was remembered as an exceptional student who made the dean's list and a tenacious basketball player. Bloomberg.com, "Waffle House Slaying Suspect Arrested After Massive Manhunt," 23 Apr. 2018

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circa 1926, in the meaning defined above

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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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