S level

noun

Definition of S level 

1 : 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

2a : the level of education required to pass an S-level examination

b : a course leading to an S-level examination

Examples of S level in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of S level

1951, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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S level

noun

English Language Learners Definition of S level

: the highest of three tests in a particular subject that students in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland take usually at the age of 18

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