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a school attended after elementary school or junior high school and usually consisting of grades 9 or 10 through 12.
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Origin of high school
First recorded in 1815–25
OTHER WORDS FROM high schoolhigh school, adjectivehigh schooler, noun
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How to use high school in a sentence
Sounded like a chemical they might filch from the highschool laboratory.Brown John's Body|Winston Marks
British Dictionary definitions for high school
British another term for grammar school
US and NZ a secondary school from grade 7 to grade 12
Canadian a secondary school, the grades covered depending on the province
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