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- IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is an international standardized test for English language proficiency. IELTS is jointly managed and administered by the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL), British Council, and IDP: IELTS Australia. For more information, visit their official website (https://www.ielts.org/)
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