British
: an examination taken by schoolchildren between the ages of 11 and 12 that determines the type of secondary education to which they are assigned

Word History

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eleven-plus was in 1955

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“Eleven-plus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eleven-plus. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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