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noun [countable] pass pronunciation in British English /pɑːs/ 
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singularpass
pluralpasses
  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.

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  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

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  5. 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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