report card


Definition of report card

1 : a report on a student that is periodically submitted by a school to the student's parents or guardian
2 : an evaluation of performance

Examples of report card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In spite of the fancy closeup and sparkling report card, concern ripples about when or if the tournament will return. San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Sep. 2021 Here is the South Florida Sun Sentinel’s report card, evaluating how the Dolphins performed during Sunday’s 17-16 win over the Patriots: Coming out of the first drive of each half, the Dolphins’ passing game was phenomenal. David Furones,, 13 Sep. 2021 Auburn’s defensive line (for the sake of this report card, the edge position is being included here) was tremendous against an overmatched Akron offense. Tom Green |, al, 5 Sep. 2021 Another, called Genomic Prediction, offers PGT-P, or preimplantation genetic testing for polygenic disorders, a kind of report card with risk probabilities for schizophrenia, cancer, and heart disease. Claudia Lopez, STAT, 3 July 2021 The details of the report card were first shared with CNN ahead of its release on Monday. Clare Foran, CNN, 26 Apr. 2021 The American Society of Civil Engineers' 2021 report card said 43% of U.S. roads, mostly noninterstate streets in rural and urban areas, are in a poor or mediocre state. Ellyn Ferguson, Star Tribune, 17 Apr. 2021 And while a report card from kindergarten might not, the source says those files, while lower-level, are part of the overall procedure to gather every piece of information. Melissa Chan, Time, 2 Sep. 2021 The dinner conversation, though, didn't include a report card on Wallace's first season with 23XI. Dan Gelston, Star Tribune, 22 July 2021

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First Known Use of report card

1869, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of report card was in 1869

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20 Sep 2021

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“Report card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of report card

: a written statement of a student's grades that is given to the student's parents

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Kids Definition of report card

: a written statement of a student's grades

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