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
: 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
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
- The university requires at least three A levels.
- She got an A in her A levels in maths, physics, and chemistry.
First Known Use of A LEVEL
Rhymes with A LEVEL
, dust devil
, O level
, S level
, sea level
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