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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of pass.
- adj. That has passed beyond a certain point (chiefly in set collocations).
- adj. That has passed a given qualification or examination; qualified.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having passed an examination for promotion, and awaiting a vacancy in the senior grade: as, a passed assistant surgeon in the United States navy; a passed assistant engineer
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