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O level

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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O levelO lev‧el /ˈəʊ ˌlevəl $ ˈoʊ-/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 SES (Ordinary level) an examination in a range of subjects, formerly done by students in schools in England and Wales, usually at the age of 15 or 16. In 1988, O levels were replaced by GCSEs.GCSE, A Level
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O levelBut to fail at O level might mean that a child ended with nothing at all to show for his time at school.
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