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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb to be dismissed (from a school or course of study) due to failure to perform up to the minimum standard.

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  • verb idiomatic To fail to finish school, or a given subject or course, due to academic shortcomings; i.e., to have too many flunking or failing grades (marks).
  • verb idiomatic (of an educator or institution) To impose failing grades on (a student), often requiring a retaking of the course or academic year.

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