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sat

us   /sæt/
past simple and past participle of sit

Sat.noun [U]

abbreviation forSaturday

SATnoun [C]

us   /ˈesˌeɪˈti/ trademark
one of two tests for entering college that measure studentsabilities and skills
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"sat" in British English

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satverb

uk   /sæt/ us   /sæt/
past simple and past participle of sit

Sat.

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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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