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A level

n. Chiefly British
The later of two standardized tests in a secondary school subject, used as a qualification for entrance into a university.

[A(dvanced) level.]

A′-lev′el adj.
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A level

(in Britain) n
1. (Education)
a. a public examination in a subject taken for the General Certificate of Education (GCE), usually at the age of 17–18
b. the course leading to this examination
c. (as modifier): A-level maths.
2. (Education) a pass in a particular subject at A level: she has three A levels.
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A lev•el

(ˈeɪ ˌlɛv əl)
n.
a British school examination taken at the end of secondary school.
[1950–55; A(dvanced)level]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.A level - the advanced level of a subject taken in school (usually two years after O level)A level - the advanced level of a subject taken in school (usually two years after O level)
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"
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Translations
مُسْتَوى مُتَقَدِّم
fx studentereksamen
emelt szintû érettségi
záverečná skúška na strednej škole

A level

n (Brit) → Abschluss mder Sekundarstufe 2; to take one’s A levels˜ das Abitur machen; 3 A levels˜ das Abitur in 3 Fächern
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A level

(ˈei ˌlevəl) noun
(abbreviation) Advanced Level; (in Britain) an examination in a particular subject that pupils have to pass if they want to go to university; the level of these examinations. I failed my Chemistry A level; What subjects are you taking at A level?
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