level

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level is part of the Basic English 850.
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level is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
level

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: ˈlɛvəl
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Adjective[change]

Positive
level

Comparative
more level

Superlative
most level

  1. Even, flat, straight, smooth, horizontal. Having all parts equally as high as all other parts.
    This table is not level: things are rolling off it.

Noun[change]

Singular
level

Plural
levels

  1. A level is a place that is higher or lower than some other places.
    The room you want is on the third level of this building.
  2. A tool for finding out whether a surface is level.

Verb[change]

Plain form
level

Third-person singular
levels

Past tense
leveled

Past participle
leveled

Present participle
leveling

Plain form
level

Third-person singular
levels

Past tense
levelled

Past participle
levelled

Present participle
levelling