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grade

noun [C]
 
 
/ɡreɪd/
SCORE B1 a number or letter that shows how good someone's work or performance is: Steve never studies, but he always gets good grades. UK Carla got a grade A in German.Marks and results
LEVEL B2 a level of quality, size, importance, etc: I applied for a position a grade higher than my current job.Quality and standard
SCHOOL GROUP US a school class or group of classes for students of the same age or ability: My son is in fifth grade.Types of school
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