pass-fail

adjective \ ˈpas-ˈfāl \

Definition of pass-fail

: being a system of grading whereby the grades "pass" and "fail" replace the traditional letter grades

pass-fail

noun

First Known Use of pass-fail

1930

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Definition of pass-fail for English Language Learners

  • : using a system of grading in which the grades “pass” and “fail” are used instead of traditional grades like “A,” “B,” and “C”


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