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[mass noun] (in the UK except Scotland) a GCE examination at a level between GCSE and advanced level.
- ‘Applicants must have completed a minimum of three subjects at the A-level (or six at the advanced subsidiary level) and two subjects at the GCSE or O-level.’
- ‘A-level examinations with a grade of ‘E’ or better at the advanced level or advanced subsidiary level will guarantee students credit for use toward their degrees.’
- ‘Applicants must achieve standing in at least 5 subject areas, including English, with at least 3 A-levels (or 6 at the advanced subsidiary level).’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.