General Certificate of Education

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General Certificate of Education

n
(Education) See GCE
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general

(ˈdʒenərəl) adjective
1. of, involving etc all, most or very many people, things etc. The general feeling is that he is stupid; His general knowledge is good although he is not good at mathematics.
2. covering a large number of cases. a general rule.
3. without details. I'll just give you a general idea of the plan.
4. (as part of an official title) chief. the Postmaster General.
noun
in the British army, (a person of) the rank next below field marshal. General Smith.
ˈgeneralize, ˈgeneralise verb
1. to make a general rule etc that can be applied to many cases, based on a number of cases. He's trying to generalize from only two examples.
2. to talk (about something) in general terms. We should stop generalizing and discuss each problem separately.
ˌgeneraliˈzation, ˌgeneraliˈsation noun
ˈgenerally adverb
usually; by most people; on the whole. He is generally disliked; He generally wins.
General Certificate of EducationGCEgeneral election
an election in which the voters in every constituency are involved.
general practitionerGPgeneral store
a shop that sells a wide range of goods.
as a general rule
usually; in most cases. As a general rule, we don't employ unskilled workers.
in general
usually; in most cases; most of (a group of people etc). People in general were not very sympathetic; People were in general not very sympathetic.
the general public
the people of a town, country etc, considered as a group.
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He did his O-Levels from Saint Anthony's High School, Lahore after which he joined Government College, Lahore for further studies but received a call to join the Pakistan Military Academy (PMA), Kakul before he could complete his studies.
Geoff Edwards, 52, who achieved only two O-levels at school, said: "It is the first thing I am proud of in my life.
But hang on a minute - when I was doing my O-levels in 1980, I was also keeping a diary, documenting my madcap teenage lifestyle.
Fortunately for him, his headmaster spotted some ability, he passed the 13+ and five years later left King Edward's Grammar School Five Ways with ten GCE O-levels, four A-levels, two S-levels and acceptance by four of what are now called Russell Group universities.
Born in 1951, Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor was educated at Harrow, where he gained two O-levels, and later went to work on ranches in Australia and Canada.
A continuous assessment component, as well as Exam Prep, Common Entrance, Junior Secondary School Certificate Examination (JSSCE), O-Levels and Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) elements are the features comprised.
We took O-levels, did well in some subjects, less so in others.
He is perhaps the only child in the world to have passed all the science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics) of O-levels at this age.
O-levels student, Hamza Ahmed, was killed by allegedly a security guard of Shoaib Naveed, son of a businessman Muhammad Naveed, outside a restaurant in Defence Housing Authority on 27th April 2014.
Oxbridge lessons had been arranged in the school and despite my having come joint top in the O-levels I was not asked to attend (but went anyway).
When I was young I was a part of a gifted group in a grammar school, all of whom passed the 11-plus, O-levels, A-levels and went on to university.