a list of students of high scholastic standing, compiled by a college or university usually at the end of each semester or academic year.Compare honor roll(def 1).
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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Origin of dean's list
First recorded in 1925–30
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