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achievement age

noun, Psychology.
the level of educational development of an individual as determined by an achievement test and based on a comparison of the examinee's score with the average score of individuals of the same chronological age.
Compare mental age.
Origin of achievement age
1920-25 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for achievement-age

achievement age

(psychol) the age at which a child should be able to perform a standardized test successfully Compare mental age
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achievement age a·chieve·ment age (ə-chēv'mənt)
The level of an individual's educational accomplishment as measured by standard achievement tests and expressed as the age in years of a child for whom the total score would be an average score.

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