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afterschool

or after-school

[af-ter-skool, ahf-] /ˈæf tərˌskul, ˈɑf-/
adjective
1.
for students and taking place after they finish their day in school, usually in the late afternoon: He’s looking for an afterschool job.
Is there afterschool tutoring in math?
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  • Preparations for the fair absorbed most of the after-school time of the next two weeks.

    Rosemary Josephine Lawrence
  • I continued my after-school pilgrimages to the saint's door.

    Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda
  • "after-school" conditions are quite as important as physical training and gymnastics at school.

    Civics and Health William H. Allen
  • after-school hours meant for us to help a mother who daily grew more frail under the burdens that she could not carry.

  • And well all have to be careful if we expect to join in these after-school athletics.

    The Girls of Central High Gertrude W. Morrison
  • The after-school conference was the only specific means provided for aiding such pupils.

    The High School Failures Francis P. Obrien
  • And I ask you to dramatically expand our support for after-school programs.

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