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English definition of “grade”

grade

verb [T]     /ɡreɪd/
C1 to separate people or things into different levels of quality , size , importance , etc.: The fruit is washed and then graded by size . The books are graded according to the difficulty of the language .Classifying and creating order C1 US (UK mark) to give a score to a student's piece of work : to grade work / papers Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
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