Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test: Meaning and Definition of

Prelim'inary Scholas'tic Ap'titude Test"

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  1. a standardized multiple-choice aptitude test administered by the College Entrance Examination Board, and usually taken by eleventh graders, to help secondary-school students prepare for the Scholastic Aptitude Test. Abbr.: PSAT
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