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secondary school

noun
1.
a high school or a school of corresponding grade, ranking between a primary school and a college or university.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
Related forms
secondary-school, adjective
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Examples for secondary school
  • As a result, when secondary school teachers teach the test, they are teaching the minimum standard to function in society.
  • He was already between secondary school and university, and was too old for caning.
  • At night he continued with secondary school, which took him another seven years to complete.
  • Only those who did not learn mathematics beyond secondary school probability theory are trapped in this finite universe of events.
  • It is compulsory for all from the start of secondary school to the second year of university.
  • secondary school enrolment rates have grown rapidly across the developing world.
  • Later, he sang national songs in a choir in secondary school.
British Dictionary definitions for secondary school

secondary school

noun
1.
a school for young people, usually between the ages of 11 and 18
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