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International Baccalaureate Line breaks: Inter|nation¦al Bac¦ca|laur¦eate

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(abbreviation: IB)

Definition of International Baccalaureate in English:


A set of examinations intended to qualify successful candidates for higher education in any of several countries.
Example sentences
  • The International Baccalaureate, which requires candidates to study a wider range of subjects than under the A-level system, is currently offered by 45 schools and colleges in England.
  • Whatever your gripes about the current GCSE or A-level, or alternative qualifications such as the International Baccalaureate, the problems with these modes of assessment only reflect the current crisis in secondary education.
  • Is it possible to take the International Baccalaureate exams in maths and French in this country?
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