preprimary

pre·pri·mar·y

 (prē-prī′mĕr′ē, -mə-rē)
adj.
Relating to or taking place in the time before a primary election: preprimary conventions.
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preprimary

(priːˈpraɪmərɪ)
adj
1. (Education) describing a class for children who are too young to enrol in primary school
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US describing the period before a primary election
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The researcher kept case notes to provide contextual detail about the oral language interactions and conducted interviews with the parents and the teacher of these children which provided some insights into the children's different paths of development and how these pathways were shaped by the discourses of the home and the preprimary classroom.
The report looks at in five areas: (1) the context of education; (2) preprimary and primary education; (3) secondary education; (4) higher education; and (5) education and the labor force.
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