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O level

O level

noun

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

First Known Use of O LEVEL

1949

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