eleven-plus

noun
\ i-ˌle-vən-ˈpləs How to pronounce eleven-plus (audio) \

Definition of eleven-plus

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

First Known Use of eleven-plus

1955, in the meaning defined above

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“Eleven-plus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eleven-plus. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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