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Meaning of “sat” in the English Dictionary

"sat" in British English

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satverb

uk   us   /sæt/
past simple and past participle ofsit

Sat.

written abbreviation for Saturday

SATnoun [C]

uk   us   /sæt/
  • SAT noun [C] (UK EDUCATION)

abbreviation for Standard Assessment Task: a ​test taken by ​children in ​England and ​Wales at ​variousages to ​find out the ​level of the National Curriculum that they have ​reached: SATs results
  • SAT noun [C] (US EDUCATION)

trademark abbreviation for Scholastic Aptitude Test: a ​test taken in the US to ​measurestudents' ​abilities before they go to ​college
(Definition of sat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sat" in American English

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sat

 us   /sæt/
past simple and past participle ofsit

Sat.noun [U]

abbreviation forSaturday

SATnoun [C]

 us   /ˈesˌeɪˈti/ trademark
one of two ​tests for ​enteringcollege that ​measurestudents’ ​abilities and ​skills
(Definition of sat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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