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Meaning of “pass-fail” in the English Dictionary

"pass-fail" in British English

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pass-failadjective

uk   /ˌpɑːsˈfeɪl/  us   /ˌpæs-/ mainly US
If an ​exam or ​course is pass-fail, no ​mark is given for it, and the only thing the ​students are told about ​theirperformance is whether or not they have ​passed.
(Definition of pass-fail from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pass-fail" in American English

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pass-failadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈpæsˈfeɪl/
(of ​college and ​universitycourses) having only two ​marks, one for ​passing and one for ​failing
(Definition of pass-fail from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pass-fail”
in Chinese (Simplified) (考试或课程成绩)及格-不及格评分制的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (考試或課程成績)及格-不及格評分制的…
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