grammar school


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grammar school

n.
2. Chiefly British A secondary or preparatory school.
3. A school stressing the study of classical languages.

grammar school

n
1. (Education) Brit (esp formerly) a state-maintained secondary school providing an education with an academic bias for children who are selected by the eleven-plus examination, teachers' reports, or other means. Compare secondary modern school, comprehensive school
2. (Education) US another term for elementary school
3. (Education) Austral a private school, esp one controlled by a church
4. (Education) NZ a secondary school forming part of the public education system

gram′mar school`


n.
1. an elementary school.
2. Brit. a secondary school corresponding to a U.S. high school.
3. a secondary school in which Latin and Greek are among the principal subjects taught.

grammar school

In the United States this means an elementary school; in the United Kingdom it means a secondary school with a particularly academic curriculum.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grammar school - a secondary school emphasizing Latin and Greek in preparation for collegegrammar school - a secondary school emphasizing Latin and Greek in preparation for college
Gymnasium, lycee, lyceum, middle school, secondary school - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
2.grammar school - a school for young childrengrammar 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
مدرسه ابتدائيّهنَوع مِن المَدارِس الثّانويه
gymnáziumzákladní škola
grundskolegymnasieskole
általános iskola
grunnskóliríkisrekinn framhaldsskóli
gymnázium
gimnazija

grammar school

n (Brit) → ˜ Gymnasium nt; (US) → ˜ Mittelschule f (Stufe zwischen Grundschule und Höherer Schule)

grammar school

n (Brit) → liceo

grammar

(ˈgrӕmə) noun
1. the rules for forming words and for combining words to form sentences. He's an expert on French grammar.
2. a description or collection of the rules of grammar. Could you lend me your Latin grammar?; (also adjective) a grammar book.
3. a person's use of grammatical rules. This essay is full of bad grammar.
gramˈmatical (-ˈmӕ-) adjective
1. (negative ungrammatical) correct according to the rules of grammar. a grammatical sentence.
2. of (a) grammar. a grammatical rule.
gramˈmatically adverb
grammar school
1. a type of secondary school.
2. (American) a primary school.

grammar ends in -ar (not -er).
References in classic literature ?
I had gone through the grammar school long ago, so I entered the Oakland High School.
Then, although his father and mother could neither of them write themselves, they decided that their children should be taught, so William was sent to the Grammar School.
Humorous half-columns in the local papers, written in the customary silly way by unlicked cub reporters just out of grammar school, tickled the fancy of San Francisco for a fleeting moment in that the steamship Mariposa had rescued some sea-waifs possessed of a cock-and-bull story that not even the reporters believed.
Is he at the head of a grammar school, then, this clergyman, such as that at Market Bewley?
At fifteen she had graduated from grammar school and gone to work in the jute mills for four dollars a week, three of which she had paid to Sarah.
Good-by, then, and remember me to the grammar schools, to the high schools, and even to the colleges if you meet them on the way.
Karachi -- Karachi grammar school ( KGS) beat Foundation public school ( FPS) by 4 wickets in the 5th Bilal Bhaty inter school college cricket tournament 2018 played at the Hill park ground.
The Grammar School Nicosia donated to the Cyprus Red Cross the impressive amount of 14,000 euros raised from the school's Cultural Evening performances that took place in December 2017.
The Blue Coat School, Wirral Grammar School for Girls and Merchant Taylors' Boys' School were the top three performers in the region.
The first programme of the campaign was held in Lahore Grammar School where students of all Lahore Grammar Schools and other students of the different schools participated in a mega event - Grammar-Thon.
It's in poorer areas where children of ability really benefit from the rigours of a grammar school education and from the academic ethos there.
Since Middlesbrough schools are the worst in the North East re their GCSE results, I do hope all councillors in the town will have no objections to our children being able to benefit from a grammar school education.