A level


A level

noun

: an advanced test in a particular subject that students in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland take usually at the age of 18

Full Definition of A LEVEL

1
:  the second of three standardized British examinations in a secondary school subject used as a qualification for university entrance; also :  successful completion of an A-level examination in a particular subject —called also Advanced level — compare o level, s level
2
a :  the level of education required to pass an A-level examination
b :  a course leading to an A-level examination

Examples of A LEVEL

  1. The university requires at least three A levels.
  2. She got an A in her A levels in maths, physics, and chemistry.

First Known Use of A LEVEL

1951

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