O level


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O level

n. Chiefly British
The earlier of two standardized tests in a secondary school subject.

[O(rdinary) level.]

O′-lev′el adj.

O level

(formerly, in Britain) n
1. (Education)
a. the basic level of the General Certificate of Education, now replaced by GCSE
b. Also: O-level (as modifier): O level maths.
2. (Education) a pass in a particular subject at O level: he has eight O levels.
Systematic name: Ordinary level

O lev•el

(ˈoʊ ˌlɛv əl)

n.
a public examination for British secondary-school students, testing basic knowledge in various subjects.
Compare A level.
[1950–55; O(rdinary)level]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.O level - the basic level of a subject taken in school
England - a division of the United Kingdom
tier, grade, level - a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade"
Translations
مُسْتوى عادي
folkeskolens afgangsprøve
középiskolai "érettségi" vizsga
nevalstybinis abitūros egzaminas
izglitibas pamatpakapes eksamens
temel düzey eğitim sertifikası

O level

n (Brit formerly) → Abschluss mder Sekundarstufe 1, ˜ mittlere Reife; to do one’s O levels˜ die mittlere Reife machen; to have an O level in English˜ bis zur mittleren Reife Englisch gelernt haben; he failed his English O leveler fiel durch die O-Level-Prüfung in Englisch; 3 O levels˜ die mittlere Reife in 3 Fächern

O level

(ˈou-levəl) noun (abbreviation)
Ordinary Level; (in Britain) a matriculation examination in a particular subject that is not sufficient for university entrance, for which A (= Advanced) levels are required.