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1(in the UK except Scotland) a qualification in a specific subject formerly taken by school students aged 14–16, at a level below O level. It was replaced in 1988 by the GCSE.
- 1.1count noun A CSE exam or pass.‘a CSE in French’‘Gary left school with just four CSEs’as modifier ‘CSE examinations’
- 1.1count noun A CSE exam or pass.
1960s: short for Certificate of Secondary Education.
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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.