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junior high school

n.
A school in the US system generally including the seventh, eighth, and sometimes ninth grades.
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jun′ior high′ school`


n.
a school attended after elementary school and usu. consisting of grades seven through nine.
[1905–10, Amer.]
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junior high school

A school that includes grades 7 and 8 and sometimes 9.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.junior high school - a secondary school usually including 7th and 8th grades
Gymnasium, lycee, lyceum, middle school, secondary school - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
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Translations

junior high school

n (Am) → scuola media (da 11 a 14 anni)
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