S level


: the highest of three standardized British examinations in a secondary school subject used as a qualification for university entrance
also : successful completion of an S-level examination in a particular subject

called also Scholarship level

compare a level, o level
: the level of education required to pass an S-level examination
: a course leading to an S-level examination

Example Sentences

She got an A in her S levels in math, physics, and chemistry.

Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of S level was in 1951

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Cite this Entry

“S level.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/S%20level. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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