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juku

[joo-koo] /ˈdʒu ku/
noun, plural juku.
1.
(in Japan) a school, attended in addition to one's regular school, where students prepare for college entrance examinations.
Origin of juku
1980-85; < Japanese
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  • Hence, juku have a social function, as well as an academic one.
  • Only one student had anything negative to say about the juku experience.
  • Review juku are popular with upper-elementary and junior high school students.
  • Because juku are for-profit enterprises, juku teachers must make lessons lively and clear.

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