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comprehensive school

n
1. (Education) chiefly Brit a secondary school for children of all abilities from the same district
2. (Education) Eastern Canadian another name for composite school
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.comprehensive school - a large British or Canadian secondary school for children of all abilities
Gymnasium, lycee, lyceum, middle school, secondary school - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
Translations
مَدْرَسَه شامِلَه
všeobecná střední škola
enheds-udelt
általános középiskola
fjölbrautaskóli
stredná škola so všeobecným vzdelaním
srednja šola
genel öğretim okulu

comprehensive school

n (Brit) → Gesamtschule f

comprehend

(kompriˈhend) verb
1. to understand.
2. to include.
ˌcompreˈhensible adjective
capable of being understood.
ˌcompreˈhension (-ʃən) noun
the act or power of understanding. After reading the passage the teacher asked questions to test the children's comprehension.
ˈcompreˈhensive (-siv) adjective
including many things. The school curriculum is very comprehensive.
ˌcompreˈhensively adverb
ˌcompreˈhensiveness noun
comprehensive school
one that provides education for children of all abilities.
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