Meaning of “passing-out” in the English Dictionary

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"passing-out" in British English

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passing-outnoun [ S ]

uk /ˌpɑː.sɪŋˈaʊt/ us /ˌpæs.ɪŋˈaʊt/ UK

the act of leaving a military college after successfully finishing the course:

His parents attended the passing-out ceremony.

(Definition of “passing-out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)