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report card

noun
1.
a written report containing an evaluation of a pupil's scholarship and behavior, sent periodically to the pupil's parents or guardian, usually on a card containing marks and comments together with a record of attendance.
2.
a history or record of performance or accomplishment as adjudged by others:
The administration has a good report card on farm policy.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30, Americanism
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  • The annual report card on the state of the planet's species contains some sobering statistics.
  • The annual report card for scholarship athletes was the best yet this year-but there's plenty of room for improvement.
  • Back in the day, a good report card earned you a parental pat on the back, but now it could be money in your pocket.
  • Use a report card as a jumping-off point, not as the centerpiece of the discussion.

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