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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlevellev‧el1 /ˈlevəl/ ●●● S1 W1 noun [countable]  1 amount the amount or degree of something, compared to another amount or degree Inflation fell to its lowest level in 30 years.level of Increased supplies are needed to meet the level of demand. Dolphins show a high level of intelligence.see thesaurus at amount2 standardPOSITION/RANK a particular standard of skill or ability, for example in education or sportat ... level Students at this level may have problems with basic grammar. What level do you think you’re at?beginner/advanced/national etc level Few athletes can compete at international level. an advanced-level coursebook A level3 heightHORIZONTAL the height of something in relation to the ground or to another objectat ... level Your arms should be at the same level as your desk.eye/knee/shoulder etc level (=the same height as your eyes etc) Skirts this year are just above knee level.water/oil etc level (=the height of the water etc from the ground or the bottom of a container) Check the water level in the car radiator. ground level, sea level4 floor/groundTBB a floor or area of ground that is at a particular height, especially when you can go up or down to other floors or areason ... level Didn’t we park the car on Level 2? The town is built on different levels. The medical center is on one level (=so that you do not have to go up or down). split-level5 rank of jobPOSITION/RANK a particular position in a system that has different ranks of importanceat ... level Training is offered at each level in the department.at board/management/senior etc level Further talks at ministerial level were held. high-level, low-level6 way of understanding a way of considering or understanding somethingon ... level The story can be understood on many different levels.on a personal/practical/superficial etc level I agree with you, but only on a theoretical level.7 at local/state/national etc level8 be on the level9 descend/sink to somebody’s level10 toolTZ a tool used for checking that a surface is flat syn spirit-levelCOLLOCATIONSADJECTIVES/NOUN + levelhighThe level of salt in his diet was too high.lowThe level of violent crime is lower than ten years ago.a record level (=the highest ever level)Sales have reached record levels.noise/pollution levelsNoise levels are unacceptably high.price/income/wage levelsWage levels had failed to keep up with inflation.stress levelI find exercise helps with my stress levels.energy/fitness levelHer fitness level is better than that of most 20-year-olds.verbsa level rises/goes up/increasesThe level of unemployment has increased.a level falls/goes down/decreasesPollution levels have fallen slightly.achieve/reach a levelChina’s imports of wheat reached record levels.remain/stay at a levelThe fees are likely to remain at current levels.maintain a levelIt's difficult to maintain the same level of physical fitness.increase a levelHealthy eating can increase your energy level.reduce a levelHe made an effort to reduce his stress levels.
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levelhigher-level math courseshigh-level talksWe actively monitor sickness absence levels and record the amount of time that people are unable to come to work.The company provides training for staff at all levels.It is also necessary to distinguish between different sections and levels of the republican movement.The apartment is split into two different levels with a bedroom on each.A survey by the Engineering Industry Training Board found that the technology widened the gap between people with different levels of skills.Posters line the walls at eye level.The company continues to enjoy a high level of sales.People who suffer heart attacks tend to have a high level of cholesterol in the blood.Each trainee is expected to show a high level of expertise before they graduate.There are not many part-time workers in the middle and higher levels of management.The men at his level were spawning secrets that quivered like reptile eggs.Few athletes can compete at the international level.Background noise levels at New York's J. F. Kennedy international airport are between 51-98 decibels.Pollution levels in some rivers are already dangerous.The bureau still enacts the legally specified reversion level, which is still greater than the median voter's most preferred choice.the rising level of crime in the inner citiesThe village is about 1500 metres above sea level.Do not raise the weight above shoulder level.If I build a trickle filter, holding approximately 10 gallons, will I be able to increase my stocking level?Flexible scheduling has been a life-saver which has reduced the overall stress levels in our lives immeasurably.Hang the picture just below the level of the window.a device that measures the level of carbon monoxide in the airThe water is treated to reduce the levels of pollution in it.Employers always want their employees to maintain or increase their level of performance.Check the water level in the car radiator.at ... levelAt one level the response is simple: meetings, briefings, speeches, decisions and law-making.At the local level, too, there were calls for the maximum amount of latitude in self-administration.At this level of detail, the atmosphere of Mars is quite similar to that of Venus.If the first drug tried does not result in complete control at high therapeutic levels, a second drug should be substituted.They are not necessarily all living at the same level on the shore.Perched at the top level is one large unit.Historically, party-switching at the national level has been relatively rare.The Group felt that the proposed role was unworkable at UG7 level.at ... levelAt one level the response is simple: meetings, briefings, speeches, decisions and law-making.At the local level, too, there were calls for the maximum amount of latitude in self-administration.At this level of detail, the atmosphere of Mars is quite similar to that of Venus.If the first drug tried does not result in complete control at high therapeutic levels, a second drug should be substituted.They are not necessarily all living at the same level on the shore.Perched at the top level is one large unit.Historically, party-switching at the national level has been relatively rare.The Group felt that the proposed role was unworkable at UG7 level.on ... levelOn a lower level of importance there are numerous examples of the prevalence and occasional success of political espionage.On a technical level the book is well-informed, well-presented, and is a valuable addition to any serious mountaineer's library.At various times Keynes operated on all three levels, and moved easily from one to another.If Glencar does apply for a licence and planning permission to mine in west Mayo it will meet opposition on two levels.That would give them extraordinary power over the lives of other people on a level simply not acceptable in a democracy.Softball is played on the college level by young women.Sec. in his report remarked on the high level of activity there has been during the past year.The rink was on two levels and had an Alpine atmosphere to it with pine trees and the snowflake effects.at ... levelAt one level the response is simple: meetings, briefings, speeches, decisions and law-making.At the local level, too, there were calls for the maximum amount of latitude in self-administration.At this level of detail, the atmosphere of Mars is quite similar to that of Venus.If the first drug tried does not result in complete control at high therapeutic levels, a second drug should be substituted.They are not necessarily all living at the same level on the shore.Perched at the top level is one large unit.Historically, party-switching at the national level has been relatively rare.The Group felt that the proposed role was unworkable at UG7 level.on ... levelOn a lower level of importance there are numerous examples of the prevalence and occasional success of political espionage.On a technical level the book is well-informed, well-presented, and is a valuable addition to any serious mountaineer's library.At various times Keynes operated on all three levels, and moved easily from one to another.If Glencar does apply for a licence and planning permission to mine in west Mayo it will meet opposition on two levels.That would give them extraordinary power over the lives of other people on a level simply not acceptable in a democracy.Softball is played on the college level by young women.Sec. in his report remarked on the high level of activity there has been during the past year.The rink was on two levels and had an Alpine atmosphere to it with pine trees and the snowflake effects.