entry-level

adjective

en·​try-lev·​el ˈen-trē-ˌle-vəl How to pronounce entry-level (audio)
: of or being at the lowest level of a hierarchy
entry-level jobs

Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of entry-level was in 1946

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“Entry-level.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entry-level. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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