the effort to earn a diploma or college degree, especially in law, or a professional certificate or license.
the writing of assignments and reports, collecting of supporting documents, filling out of forms, and other paperwork necessary to obtain a college degree or a professional certificate or license, apply for financial aid or a bank loan, etc.
- paper chaser, noun
- paper-chasing, adjective, noun
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How to use paper chase in a sentence
Harold Evans is author of The American Century and My paper chase.
Part of Harold Evans' autobiography, My paper chase, just out in paperback, describes his travels in America.
Ireland features in his recently published memoir My paper chase (Little Brown).
Harold Evans, author of two histories of America, just published his memoir, My paper chase.
Harold Evans, author of two histories of America, just published his memoir, My paper chase .
The whole head is useless, and the whole sitting part painful: reason, the recent paper chase.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
No; we shall spend the whole of the day together at the paper-chase.Bijou | Gyp
There always are accidents; it would be the first paper-chase without one.Bijou | Gyp
We had arranged an officers' paper chase and every officer attended; those who couldn't find chargers had perforce to ride mules.The Fifth Leicestershire | J.D. Hills
The season was still early when the Bicycle Paper-chase was proposed and arranged.Jack of Both Sides | Florence Coombe
British Dictionary definitions for paper chase
a former type of cross-country run in which a runner laid a trail of paper for others to follow
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