pass degree


noun

(in English universities) an ordinary bachelor's degree conferred without honors.

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Also called poll, poll degree.

Origin of pass degree

First recorded in 1910–15
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Example sentences 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