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  • n. Alternative form of eleven plus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an examination taken by 11 and 12 year old students in England to select suitable candidates for grammar school; -- now no longer used.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (formerly in Britain) an examination taken by 11 and 12 year old students to select suitable candidates for grammar school

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Examples

  • The combined population of New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Connecticut is 11,300,000, quite a bit more than 260,000, and yet those 260,000 are about to make a decision that could have tremendous impact on the lives of those other eleven-plus million.

    John Odum: For Good or Ill, Vermont's Election Will Impact Millions of Other New Englanders

  • I'm no sustainability expert, but in the eleven-plus years I've called Denver home, I've watched us undergo some significant paradigm shifts.

    Nancy Wadsworth: The Greening Cow Town

  • I\'m no sustainability expert, but in the eleven-plus years I\'ve called Denver home, I\'ve watched us undergo some significant paradigm shifts.

    Nancy Wadsworth: The Greening Cow Town

  • Tony flaig bignews said: "Simply put many middleclass parents, shell out good money, for one reason, to get their little brats coached into passing the eleven-plus"

    Fiona Millar on 'Segregational Selection'

  • Simply put many middleclass parents, shell out good money, for one reason, to get their little brats coached into passing the eleven-plus, either at tin pot schools or with extra tuition, thus cheating the system.

    Fiona Millar on 'Segregational Selection'

  • I attended the local Catholic elementary (grade) school, and later, following a successful performance in the "eleven-plus" examination which I took rather earlier than most, transferred to the College of the Sacred Heart in Wimbledon

    Anthony J. Leggett - Autobiography

  • John had passed his eleven-plus to get in but, once there, he did no academic work and was put in the bottom stream.

    John

  • There's so much rub­bish talked about the eleven-plus.

    Disordered Minds

  • Mr. Law resents this greatly, as I'm one of only four boys to pass the eleven-plus examination in the whole class.

    Broken Music, A Memoir

  • At the age of eleven, students had to take an exam known as the eleven-plus which would decide whether or not they went on to a grammar school or to a secondary modern school.

    The Jigsaw Man

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