comprehensive school


noun


Nearby words

  1. comprehend,
  2. comprehendible,
  3. comprehensible,
  4. comprehension,
  5. comprehensive,
  6. comprehensively,
  7. compress,
  8. compressed,
  9. compressed air,
  10. compressed speech

Origin of comprehensive school

First recorded in 1945–50

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British Dictionary definitions for comprehensive school

comprehensive school

noun

mainly British a secondary school for children of all abilities from the same district
Eastern Canadian another name for composite school
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