from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or being a system of grading in which a student simply passes or fails instead of receiving a traditional letter grade: a pass-fail course.
  • n. This kind of a grading system.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Describing a form of examination etc in which the student either passes or fails without receiving a specific mark or grade


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