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GCSE

noun [C or U]     /ˌdʒiː.siː.esˈiː/
General Certificate of Secondary Education: a system of public exams taken in various subjects from the age of about 16, or one of these exams, or a qualification from this system: I'm taking six subjects for GCSE. Owen is retaking two of his GCSEs. She's got nine GCSEs, all at grade A.School and vocational qualifications
(Definition of GCSE noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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