composite school


noun

(in Canada) a secondary school offering academic, commercial, and industrial subjects.

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Also called comprehensive school.

Origin of composite school

First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for composite school

composite school

noun

Eastern Canadian a secondary school offering both academic and nonacademic courses
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