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GCSE

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Education) General Certificate of Secondary Education: a public examination in specified subjects for 16-year-old schoolchildren. It replaced the GCE O-level and CSE
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Noun1.GCSE - 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"
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GCSE

[ˌdʒiːsiːɛsˈiː] n abbr (British) (=General Certificate of Secondary Education) examen passé à l'âge de 16 ans sanctionnant les connaissances de l'élèvebrevet m des collèges
She's got eight GCSEs → Elle a réussi dans huit matières aux épreuves du GCSE.
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Courses will no longer be divided into different modules and students will take all their exams in one period at the end of their two-year GCSE course.
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