(in English universities) an ordinary bachelor's degree conferred without honors.
- Also called poll, poll degree .
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How to use pass degree in a sentence
That is, it would seem, a pass degree tends to make a man a Tory.The Contemporary Review, January 1883 | Various
But the mere pass degree is very far from implying literary eminence or intellectual power.The Contemporary Review, January 1883 | Various
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
Ralph Percival was contentedly slacking it in preparation for a pass degree.A College Girl | Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
He had taken a pass degree, when he might have captured the highest honours.No Defense, Complete | Gilbert Parker