Meaning of “sat” in the English Dictionary

"sat" in British English

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satverb

uk /sæt/ us /sæt/

past simple and past participle of sit

written abbreviation for Saturday

SATnoun [ C ]

uk /sæt/ us /sæt/

SAT noun [ C ] (UK EDUCATION)

abbreviation for Standard Assessment Task: a test taken by children in England and Wales at various ages 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 measure students' 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 of sit

abbreviation forSaturday

SATnoun [ C ]

us /ˈesˌeɪˈti/ trademark

one of two tests for entering college that measure studentsabilities and skills

(Definition of “sat” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)