pass for

phrasal verb
passed for; passing for; passes for

Definition of pass for

: to be accepted or regarded as (something) What passes for entertainment around here? the ancient practices that once passed for science

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“Pass for.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pass%20for. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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