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primary school

a school usually covering the first three or four years of elementary school and sometimes kindergarten.
Origin of primary school
1795-1805 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for primary school
  • There is a veterinary clinic, a health center and a primary school, but few other signs of permanence.
  • It has a primary school, running water and some drainage.
  • The relevant skills were simple numeracy and literacy, taught in primary school.
  • Only later did nations reach a verdict on whether it was acceptable to target a munitions factory next to a primary school.
  • Conservation is something being taught in primary school.
  • Then a former student of my father started a primary school in a town closer to school.
  • Nobody in her family has ever finished primary school.
  • She taught in a primary school and said this was one of her first times speaking with a foreigner.
British Dictionary definitions for primary school

primary school

(in Britain) a school for children below the age of 11. It is usually divided into an infant and a junior section
(in the US and Canada) a school equivalent to the first three or four grades of elementary school, sometimes including a kindergarten
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