Meaning of “school-leaving age” in the English Dictionary

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"school-leaving age" in British English

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school-leaving agenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌskuːlˈliː.vɪŋ ˌeɪdʒ/ us /ˌskuːlˈliː.vɪŋ ˌeɪdʒ/ UK

the lowest age at which a person can leave school

(Definition of “school-leaving age” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)