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dean's list

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Pronunciation: /diːnzˈlɪst
 
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Definition of dean's list in English:

noun

North American
A list of students recognized for academic achievement during a term by the dean of the college they attend.
Example sentences
  • Not only did bodybuilding’ help me meet my wife, but it gave me confidence and discipline that helped me to graduate from college on the dean's list and to eventually become a fourth-grade teacher and a certified personal trainer.
  • He was a straight-A student and on the dean's list.
  • He made the dean's list all through college and posted a 4.0 grade-point average last fall.

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