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pass-fail Syllabification: pass-fail

Definition of pass-fail in English:


Denoting a class, course, or system of grading in which the only two grades given are “pass” and “fail.”.
Example sentences
  • Objective testing, using either a pass-fail or percentage grading system, can at the least establish whether the student can or cannot accomplish the task.
  • My answer to her excellent question is that ‘theory of mind’, and the false belief test in particular, is designed as a pass-fail kind of test.
  • Rather than a pass-fail system of approving financials, auditors should hand out report-card grades that reflect the quality of a client's accounting.
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