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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theypass for
he/she/itpasses for
present participlepassing for
past tensepassed for
past participlepassed for

or pass as

  1. pass for someone/something to be accepted, wrongly, as being a particular type of person or thing
    He’s nearly forty, but he could pass for twenty-five.
    the slogans and name-calling that pass for political debate these days
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nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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