O level

noun

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

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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O level

Definition of O level for English Language Learners

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


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