grade-point average Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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grade-point averagenoun [C]

uk   us   (abbreviation GPA) US
a ​number that is the ​averagemarkreceived for all the ​courses a ​studenttakes and ​shows how well the ​student is doing
(Definition of grade-point average from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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grade-point averagenoun [C]

 /ˈɡreɪdˌpɔɪntˌæv·rɪdʒ, ˌæv·ər·ɪdʒ/
a ​number giving the average ​quality of a student’s ​work, used to ​calculaterank in ​class: To get into the ​bestcolleges you need a grade-point average between 3.0 and 4.0.
(Definition of grade-point average from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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