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school year

the months of the year during which school is open and attendance at school is required.
Origin of school year
1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Roar into the new school year with our awesome lion postcards.
  • The people in charge meet with students in exactly this situation every single day of the school year, many many times.
  • But this hardly warranted such a sudden move on the eve of a new school year.
  • She stayed home the rest of the school year, four weeks.
  • Toward the end of the school year, it became apparent that several seniors were deadlocked in the race to become valedictorian.
  • But over the course of the school year his behavior changed.
  • Another school year, another round of controversy about religion in public education.
  • They shop well in advance of the school year, some stepping up their purchasing throughout the term.
  • Breakfasts with protein, fiber start the school year right.
  • She lost her coverage because she didn't work enough days in the last school year to qualify for benefits this year.
British Dictionary definitions for school year

school year

a twelve-month period, (in Britain) usually starting in late summer and continuing for three terms until the following summer, during which pupils remain in the same class
the time during this period when the school is open
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