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Grade

(1) A designated ground level. (2) To change the contours of land.

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Bethel made the grade by focus- ing on language acquisition at the very earliest levels, integrating non-English speaking students into reading programs in kindergarten and first grade.
Seems consumers got so tired of consuming things that sleeping pills made the grade.
Colfax's overall scores made the grade, but the scores of its Native Americans, 20 percent of its student body, didn't improve.
Among the affinity programs that made the grade and currently offer you discounted products or services are:
SUMMER COLONY made the Grade 3 Ladies Handicap at Aqueduct her fifth consecutive victory in what also was her stakes debut, writes Dan Farley.
Eckerd would like to show their appreciation and award faculty and administrators for all their hard work and effort in helping Eckerd make "I Made the Grade for a Dolphins Game" program such a wonderful success.
Eleven students made the grade for the Rockschool board, with Matt Startin, achieving a grade five pass with distinction.
According to The Economist, only 29 companies on Fortune magazine's top 100 list in 1956 made the grade in 1991.