A level

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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.

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.

A lev•el

(ˈeɪ ˌlɛv əl)
n.
a British school examination taken at the end of secondary school.
[1950–55; A(dvanced)level]
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"
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

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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He waited yet one, two, three moments, to let his pause complete and perfect its spell upon the house; then, when through the profound hush he could hear the ticking of the clock on the wall, he put out his hand and took the Indian knife by the blade and held it aloft where all could see the sinister spots upon its ivory handle; then he said, in a level and passionless voice:
The corridor, too, was flooded to the same depth, for its floor was on a level with the floor of the chamber from which it led, nor was there any perceptible rise for many yards.
The morning of Powell's departure was, like nearly all Arizona mornings, clear and beautiful; I could see him and his little pack animals picking their way down the mountainside toward the valley, and all during the morning I would catch occasional glimpses of them as they topped a hog back or came out upon a level plateau.