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pass out

phrasal verb with pass uk   /pɑːs/  us   /pæs/ verb
  • (LEAVE COLLEGE)

UK to ​leave a ​militarycollege after ​successfullyfinishing the ​course: The new ​officerspassed out from Britannia Royal Naval College on ​Thursday 1 ​August .
(Definition of pass out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pass out

phrasal verb with pass  us   /pæs/ verb
  • (UNCONSCIOUS)

to ​becomeunconscious: He passed out from the ​heat.
(Definition of pass out from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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