Ordinary level


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Ordinary level

n
(Education) (in Britain) the formal name for O level
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In the spring, when the streams are swollen by rain and by the melting of the snows, the lake rises several feet above its ordinary level during the summer, it gradually subsides again, leaving a sparkling zone of the finest salt upon its shores.
I mean a man whose hopes and aims may sometimes lie (as most men's sometimes do, I dare say) above the ordinary level, but to whom the ordinary level will be high enough after all if it should prove to be a way of usefulness and good service leading to no other.
"No; by your brilliant and almost sublime conversation you have elevated me above the ordinary level; we no longer talk, we rise to dissertation.
She had no great talents, no marked traits of character, no peculiar development of feeling or taste which raised her one inch above the ordinary level of childhood; but neither had she any deficiency or vice which sunk her below it.
There was also a poorer performance in the ordinary level paper with 1.5% of 14,753 candidates - a 0.1% drop - getting the top grade.
Similarly, wellness marketing might sometimes have more than the ordinary level of relationship-building strength.
It is essentially a hybrid combination of universal life and ordinary level premium participating life insurance.
The applicants must have obtained a Leaving Certificate with a grade D3 minimum in five subjects at ordinary level.
Interestingly, the plaintiff also argued that claims for computer-implemented inventions might seem more generic than other technologies because of the sophisticated nature of the relevant person of ordinary level of ordinary skill in the art.
Over 12 000 full-time students failed the Namibian Senior Secondary certificate (NSSC) Ordinary Level. Some students have dropped out of school due to illnesses; early traditional marriages and others have been forced to look for jobs to support their poor families.
Her subject, Geography is ranked #1 in the higher level and #5 in the ordinary level nationally.
The General Certificate of Education ( GCE ) at Ordinary Level ( O-Level ) first separated in1951 , took the place of the School Certificate : it was of a higher standard than the latter At Advance Level ( A Level ), the examination was to be qualifying rather than competitive in nature.

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