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noun [countable]     pass pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    an official document that gives you permission to enter a place

    You always have to show your pass before they’ll let you in.

    1. a.
      an official document that gives you permission to use a particular form of transport without having to pay each time

      You can get a weekly pass that costs a bit less than ten journeys.

  2. 3
    a kick, hit, or throw of the ball to another player in your sports team

    a perfect pass from Ince to Owen

  3. 5
    one of several stages in a process that involves checking and dealing with information, often using a computer, in order to improve it

    I finished my first pass on my transcript yesterday.

  4. 6
    a movement past, over, through etc a place

    From above came the fading noise of the helicopter completing its pass.

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