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sit verb definition in Exams and assessment topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

sit

 verb: Exams and assessment topic
[transitive, intransitive] (rather formal) to do an exam (British English) sit something Candidates will sit the examinations in June. Most of the students sit at least 5 GCSEs. (especially North American English) sit for something He was about to sit for his entrance exam.