letter grade

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letter grade (plural letter grades)

  1. (education) One of the letters A, B, C, D or F assigned as an evaluation, with A the best passing grade, D the worst passing grade, and F a failing grade. Passing grades may also carry a plus or minus sign, with an A-minus (A-) better than B-plus (B+) and so on.
    Do you give letter grades for class participation, or just for homework and exams?

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