A Level


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A Level

A qualification offered by (pre-university) educational institutions in the UK (except Scotland, where they are called Highers). A-levels (usually a set of three, often closely-related subjects—e.g., Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry) are studied over a two-year period. The first year is called AS (Advanced Subsidiary), a period in which students often take four, then drop to three for the second year, A2. A levels constitute the standard entry qualification for academic courses in English, Welsh and Northern Irish universities. A levels help students prepare for material to study at university.
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In the A Level examination, Abdullah Mohammad Salimullah achieved 4 A's and 1B and Ummeee Humaira Jashim Uddin achieved 3 A's and 1 A.
Thus, A leaves B with a level field of legislators from which to choose when deciding whom to bribe.
As a result, H's reasonable compensation was set at a level lower than subordinate employees.
Likewise, the practitioner should be careful not to elevate the standard of care that a CPA is ordinarily held to by promising to provide services "at a level higher than all others" or "meeting the highest standards of quality." It is difficult to prevail in a case when held to a standard of perfection, as opposed to that of a reasonable practitioner in the community.