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O level

noun

Simple Definition of O level

  • : a basic test in a particular subject taken by students in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland usually at the age of 18

Full Definition of O level

  1. 1 :  the lowest of three levels of standardized British examinations in a secondary school subject; also :  successful completion of an O-level examination in a particular subject —called also Ordinary level — compare a level, s level

  2. 2 a :  the level of education required to pass an O-level examination b :  a course leading to an O-level examination

1949

First Known Use of o level

1949


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