Meaning of A LEVEL in English

A LEVEL

Function: noun

Date: 1951

1 : the second of three standardized British examinations in a secondary school subject used as a qualification for university entrance also : successful completion of an A-level examination in a particular subject ― called also Advanced level ― compare O LEVEL , S LEVEL

2 a : the level of education required to pass an A-level examination b : a course leading to an A-level examination

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.