preparatory school


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preparatory school

n.
1. A usually private secondary school that prepares students for college.
2. A usually private elementary school in Great Britain that prepares students for public school.

preparatory school

n
1. (Education) (in Britain) a private school, usually single-sex and for children between the ages of 6 and 13, generally preparing pupils for public school
2. (Education) (in the US) a private secondary school preparing pupils for college
Often shortened to: prep school

prepar′atory school`


n.
1. a private secondary school providing a college-preparatory education.
2. Brit. a private elementary school.

preparatory school

In the United States, a private secondary school that prepares students for college; in the United Kingdom, a private school that prepares students for public school.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.preparatory school - a private secondary schoolpreparatory school - a private secondary school    
Gymnasium, lycee, lyceum, middle school, secondary school - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
choir school, schola cantorum - a school that is part of a cathedral or monastery where boys with singing ability can receive a general education
Translations
مَدْرَسَة إعْداديَّه
přípravkasoukromá střední škola
forberedelsesskole til privatskole
elõkészítõ iskolaközépiskola
forskóli, undirbúningsskóli
prípravka
hazırlık okuluüniversiteye hazırlık kursu

prepare

(priˈpeə) verb
to make or get ready. Have you prepared your speech for Thursday?; My mother prepared a meal; He prepared to go out; Prepare yourself for a shock.
preparation (prepəˈreiʃən) noun
1. the act of preparing. You can't pass an exam without preparation.
2. something done to prepare. She was making hasty preparations for her departure.
preparatory (-ˈpӕrə-) adjective
acting as an introduction or in order to prepare for something. Political leaders have agreed to meet for preparatory talks about an end to the war.
preˈpared adjective
(negative unprepared) made ready.
preparatory school (-ˈpӕrə-)
1. a private school which educates children in preparation for a senior school (abbreviation prep school (prep-) ).
2. (American) a private secondary school preparing students for college.
be prepared
(of a person) to be ready (for something, to do something etc). We must be prepared for a disappointment; I'm not prepared (=willing) to lend him more money; The motto of the Scouts is `Be Prepared!'.
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A preparatory school was attached to it, and to this it was arranged that Philip should go.
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Addressing the annual prize distribution ceremony of Jinnah Preparatory School held in the Auditorium of Rawalpindi Arts Council here on Sunday, Salah-ud- Din Tirmzi said that the education was the only way to overcome poverty, ignorance, unemployment and extremism.
Addressing the annual prize distribution ceremony of Jinnah Preparatory School heldat the auditorium of Rawalpindi Arts Council on Sunday, Salahud Din Tirmzi said that education was the only way to overcome poverty, ignorance, unemployment and extremism.
Malek Helali Doha Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education Ibrahim al Nuaimi participated in the activities and athletic competitions held at the sports centre of Al Yarmouk Preparatory School for Boys, one of the three centres designated for the ministry's National Sport Day celebrations.
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So, this study was conducted to assess the magnitude of risky sexual behaviors and associated factors among Jiga high school and preparatory school students, northwest Ethiopia.