Meaning of metalevel in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmɛtəˌlɛvl/


  • A level or degree (of understanding, existence, etc.) which is higher and often more abstract than those levels at which a subject, etc., is normally understood or treated; a level which is above, beyond, or outside other levels, or which is inclusive of a series of lower levels.


1950s; earliest use found in The Philosophical Review. From meta- + level.