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pass out

verb uk phrasal verb with pass   /pɑːs/ us    /pæs/

(BECOME UNCONSCIOUS)

B2 to become unconscious for a short time, for example when ill, badly hurt, or drunk: I was hit on the head and passed out.

(LEAVE COLLEGE)

UK to leave a military college after successfully finishing the course: The new officers passed out from Britannia Royal Naval College on Thursday 1 August .
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