secondary school


noun

a high school or a school of corresponding grade, ranking between a primary school and a college or university.

Origin of secondary school

First recorded in 1825–35
Related formssec·ond·ar·y-school, adjective
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secondary school

noun

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