Eleven-plus definition

ēlevənplus, ilevənplus
(brit.) An examination given in school, esp. formerly, at about the age of eleven to determine whether a pupil will go to a vocational or academic secondary school.
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Alternative form of eleven plus.
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(UK) An examination formerly administered to all students in their final year of primary education, now used only in a few counties of England and Northern Ireland.
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Noun

Singular:
eleven-plus
Plural:
eleven-pluses

Origin of eleven-plus

  • eleven plus, eleven years being the minimum age of students taking the test.

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