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grade school


grade′school′er (grād′sko͞o′lər) n.

grade school

n
(Education) US another name for elementary school

elemen′tary school`


n.
a school giving instructions in rudimentary subjects in six to eight grades, often with a kindergarten.
[1835–45]

grade school

An elementary school.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grade school - a school for young childrengrade school - a school for young children; usually the first 6 or 8 grades
school - an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"
junior school - British school for children aged 7-11
infant school - British school for children aged 5-7
Translations
مَدْرَسَة إبتِدائِيَّه
základní škola
grundskole
grunnskóli

grade school

n (US) → ˜ Grundschule f

grade school

n (Am) → scuola elementare or primaria

grade

(greid) noun
1. one level in a scale of qualities, sizes etc. several grades of sandpaper; a high-grade ore.
2. (American) (the pupils in) a class or year at school. We're in the fifth grade now.
3. a mark for, or level in, an examination etc. He always got good grades at school.
4. (especially American) the slope of a railway etc; gradient.
verb
1. to sort into grades. to grade eggs.
2. to move through different stages. Red grades into purple as blue is added.
gradation (grəˈdeiʃən) noun
1. (one stage or degree in) a series of gradual and successive stages. There are various gradations of colour between red and purple.
2. the act or process of grading.
grader noun
(American) a person who marks exams etc.
ˈgrade school noun
(American) a primary school.
make the grade
to do as well as necessary. That new apprentice will never make the grade as a trained mechanic.
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