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level

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈlevəl/
HEIGHT B2 the height of something: the water levelMeasurements in general
AMOUNT B2 the amount or number of something: The level of iron in her blood was too low. Chess requires a high level of concentration.Measurements in generalNumerical relationships
ABILITY A2 someone's ability compared to other people: Students at this level need a lot of help.Quality and standard
FLOOR a floor in a building: The store had three levels. →  See also A level , a level playing field , sea level Floors and parts of floors
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