AS level Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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AS levelnoun [C]

uk   us   (formal Advanced Subsidiary level)
an ​exam of a ​standard between GCSE and A level taken in ​England and ​Wales, which ​allows more ​subjects to be ​studied than is ​possible at A ​level because less ​informationneeds to be ​learned for it. Students then take A2exams, usually a ​yearlater, which together make a ​full A ​levelqualification: I'm doing (= ​studying) five AS ​levels. AS ​levelFrench
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