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noun [countable] pass pronunciation in British English /pɑːs/
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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.
    a backstage/boarding/security pass
    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. 2
    a successful result in an examination or test
    pass in: She got a pass in maths.
  3. 3
    a kick, hit, or throw of the ball to another player in your sports team
    a perfect pass from Ince to Owen
  4. 4
    a path or road that goes through an area of mountains
    a mountain pass
    the Brenner Pass
  5. 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.
  6. 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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