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!'.
References in classic literature ?
A preparatory school was attached to it, and to this it was arranged that Philip should go.
She has had her country wedding, and I've got rid of my house to some fellows who are starting a preparatory school.
The Priory is, without exception, the best and most select preparatory school in England.
Founded in 1923, Shorecrest Preparatory School is a PK(3) through 12th grade independent school located in Tampa Bay.
A teacher at Anafen preparatory school stated, "Our colleagues had to return from the bus stop.
At Texas Online Preparatory School we provide our students with an exceptional learning experience," says Sara Baker, Head of School.
COVENTRY'S King Henry VIII Preparatory School has appointed its rst female headteacher.
EDUCATION A POPULAR independent school in Solihull has been named Independent Preparatory School of the Year in the Sunday Times Parent Power survey.
This phased move, beginning in September 2014 when the current Year 6 pupils will remain in the Preparatory School rather than move into the senior school, will be completed in September 2015 and has strong support from pupils, Governors, staff, current and prospective parents.
PROMISING hockey and netball players at Yarm Preparatory School have showcased their talents and dominance after winning titles in both sports.
To date, Injaz Qatar has successfully carried out seven classes at the Roqay Preparatory School for Girls and Hamza Preparatory School for Boys.
Through this program, every student has managed to discover their hidden talents and this has resulted in some brilliant ideas that truly demonstrate their entrepreneurial character," said Abdelkhalek Ali from PricewaterhouseCoopers who volunteered to teach at Hamza Bin Abdul Mutaleb Preparatory School for Boys.