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eleven–plus

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noun \i-ˌle-vən-ˈpləs\

Definition of eleven–plus

British

  1. :  an examination taken by schoolchildren between the ages of 11 and 12 that determines the type of secondary education to which they are assigned



1955

First Known Use of eleven–plus

1955


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