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secondary school

n.
A school that is intermediate in level between elementary school and college and that usually offers general, technical, vocational, or college-preparatory curricula.

secondary school

n
(Education) a school for young people, usually between the ages of 11 and 18

sec′ondary school`


n.
a high school or a school of corresponding grade ranking between a primary school and a college or university.
[1825–35]
sec′ondary-school`, adj.

secondary school

In the United States, a school that students attend after elementary school and before going on to college; in the United Kingdom, a school for students between the ages of 11 and 18.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.secondary school - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and collegesecondary school - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
school - an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"
academy - a secondary school (usually private)
trade school, vocational school - a secondary school teaching the skilled trades
high school, highschool, senior high, senior high school, high - a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12; "he goes to the neighborhood highschool"
junior high, junior high school - a secondary school usually including 7th and 8th grades
prep school, preparatory school - a private secondary school
public school - private independent secondary school in Great Britain supported by endowment and tuition
grammar school - a secondary school emphasizing Latin and Greek in preparation for college
secondary modern school - a former British secondary school emphasizing practical rather than academic education
composite school, comprehensive school - a large British or Canadian secondary school for children of all abilities
Translations
مَدْرَسَةٌ ثَانَوِيَّةمَدْرَسَةٌ ثانَوِيَّه
střední škola
folkeskolens øverste trinskole for 12-18-årige
yläaste ja lukio
srednja škola
framhaldsskóli
中学校
중등학교
srednja šola
mellan- till högstadiet
โรงเรียนชั้นมัธยม
trường trung học
中学中學

secondary school

nscuola secondaria (inferiore e superiore, per ragazzi dagli 11 ai 18 anni)

second1

(ˈsekənd) adjective
1. next after, or following, the first in time, place etc. February is the second month of the year; She finished the race in second place.
2. additional or extra. a second house in the country.
3. lesser in importance, quality etc. She's a member of the school's second swimming team.
adverb
next after the first. He came second in the race.
noun
1. a second person, thing etc. You're the second to arrive.
2. a person who supports and helps a person who is fighting in a boxing match etc.
verb
to agree with (something said by a previous speaker), especially to do so formally. He proposed the motion and I seconded it.
ˈsecondary adjective
1. coming after, and at a more advanced level than, primary. secondary education.
2. lesser in importance. a matter of secondary importance.
nounplural ˈsecondaries
a secondary school.
ˈseconder noun
a person who seconds.
ˈsecondly adverb
in the second place. I have two reasons for not buying the house – firstly, it's too big, and secondly it's too far from town.
secondary colours
colours got by mixing primary colours. Orange and purple are secondary colours.
secondary school
a school where subjects are taught at a more advanced level than at primary school.
ˌsecond-ˈbest noun, adjective
next after the best; not the best. She wore her second-best hat; I want your best work – your second-best is not good enough.
ˌsecond-ˈclass adjective
1. of or in the class next after or below the first; not of the very best quality. a second-class restaurant; He gained a second-class honours degree in French.
2. (for) travelling in a part of a train etc that is not as comfortable or luxurious as some other part. a second-class passenger; His ticket is second-class; (also adverb) I'll be travelling second-class.
ˌsecond-ˈhand adjective
previously used by someone else. second-hand clothes.
second lieutenant
a person of the rank below lieutenant. Second Lieutenant Jones.
ˌsecond-ˈrate adjective
inferior. The play was pretty second-rate.
second sight
the power of seeing into the future or into other mysteries. They asked a woman with second sight where the dead body was.
second thoughts
a change of opinion, decision etc. I'm having second thoughts about selling the piano.
at second hand
through or from another person. I heard the news at second hand.
come off second best
to be the loser in a struggle. That cat always comes off second best in a fight.
every second week/month etc
(on or during) alternate weeks, months etc. He comes in every second day.
second to none
better than every other of the same type. As a portrait painter, he is second to none.

secondary school

مَدْرَسَةٌ ثَانَوِيَّة střední škola skole for 12-18-årige Realschule γυμνάσιο escuela secundaria yläaste ja lukio école secondaire srednja škola scuola secondaria 中学校 중등학교 middelbare school ungdomsskole szkoła średnia escola secundária средняя школа mellan- till högstadiet โรงเรียนชั้นมัธยม ortaokul trường trung học 中学
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