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comprehensive school

Origin of comprehensive school
First recorded in 1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She will persevere in this course till it secures her a comprehensive school system and an admirable university.

    A short history of Rhode Island George Washington Greene
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comprehensive school

(mainly Brit) a secondary school for children of all abilities from the same district
(Eastern Canadian) another name for composite school
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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