noun, plural syl·la·bus·es, syl·la·bi [sil-uh-bahy]. /ˈsɪl əˌbaɪ/.
- a short summary of the legal basis of a court's decision appearing at the beginning of a reported case.
- a book containing summaries of the leading cases in a legal field, used especially by students.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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It is also unclear how grading decisions will be made, and whether new teachers can remake the syllabus or change the weight given to different factors, like tests or homework.‘One More Hugely Disruptive Thing’: Teachers to Leave Mid-Year Under Retirement Deal|Ashly McGlone|November 5, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Microsoft has helped create the syllabus for the students and has also made its e-learning digital literacy modules available to Grab’s drivers.CEO Anthony Tan says Grab is partnering with Microsoft to reskill drivers|eamonbarrett|October 27, 2020|Fortune
The solution was to hire a rapid-action team to digitize the entire term’s syllabus, across all subjects in the six grade levels, converting the lessons into videos that the school’s 350 pupils could access online.
Yep, you read that right: The glamorous world of global influence peddling just got its own syllabus.
The syllabus hints that discussions will touch on marketing, religion, gay culture, sex, and gender.Miley Cyrus Twerk 101 and College Classes About Celebrities|Marina Watts|March 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here are ten books that belong on any syllabus of self-transformation.New Year’s Reading List: Books to Transform Your Sad Life|David Masciotra|January 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If there is a theme that runs through Hagel's syllabus choices, it's a pretty realpolitik one.
Some of us has botanised, and some's collected butterflies, and one and all we've read the books set down for us in the Syllabus.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
This syllabus harmonises with the development of all the faculties.Mentally Defective Children|Alfred Binet
He is subject, but only in an extremely liberal fashion, to a programme or syllabus of studies.The Cult of Incompetence|Emile Faguet
Much, however, depends upon the personal effort of the student, and the syllabus is intended to direct his private study.The Arena|Various
I have prevailed on Dr. Priestley to undertake the work, of which this is only the syllabus or plan.
British Dictionary definitions for syllabus (1 of 2)
noun plural -buses or -bi (-ˌbaɪ)
- the subjects studied for a particular course
- a document which lists these subjects and states how the course will be assessed