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honor roll

a list of students who have earned grades above a specific average during a semester or school year.
Compare dean's list.
a list of names, usually on a plaque in a public place, of local citizens who have served or died in the armed services.
Origin of honor roll
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He has told these kids that if they get on the honor roll they're off of the curfew.
  • With their support, he tested into a top magnet high school and made the honor roll.
  • Probably join a few extra clubs, strive for honor roll and sharpen your volunteer efforts.
  • In high school he has not earned a spot on the honor roll yet.
  • The honor roll of history is full of quiet geniuses whose miraculous inventions are scorned at first sight.

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