from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. 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).
  • v. (of an educator or institution) To impose failing grades on (a student), often requiring a retaking of the course or academic year.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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


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