(in English universities) an ordinary bachelor's degree conferred without honors.
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Origin of pass degree
First recorded in 1910–15
Also called poll, poll degree.
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Examples from the Web for pass degree
He was not an athlete; he worked just enough to secure a pass-degree, and spent his time at Cambridge in mild sociability.The Silent Isle|Arthur Christopher Benson