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English definition of “grade”

grade

noun [C] (MEASURE/MARK)   /ɡreɪd/
a measure of the quality of a student’s performance , usually represented by the letters A (the best ) through F (the worst ): She always gets good grades. A grade is also a measure or mark of quality , amount , or degree : high-grade musicianship He’s suffering from a low-grade infection .
(Definition of grade noun (MEASURE/MARK) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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