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A level

noun

Simple Definition of A level

  • : 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. 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. 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.



1951

First Known Use of a level

1951


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