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grade equivalent

a measure of achievement or performance expressed in terms of the average grade level at which the observed score is typically obtained by a student. For example, if a third-grader’s score conforms to fifth-grade norms, the grade equivalent is expressed as five. Also called grade score.

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Psychology term of the day

May 26th 2024



1. adj. having the quality of diminishing or retarding a function or activity of a body system or organ.

2. n. any agent that has this quality, especially a CNS depressant.