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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does elementary school mean? 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (noun)
  The noun ELEMENTARY SCHOOL has 1 sense:

1. a school for young children; usually the first 6 or 8 grades

  Familiarity information: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL used as a noun is very rare.


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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (noun)


Sense 1elementary school [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A school for young children; usually the first 6 or 8 grades

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

elementary school; grade school; primary school; grammar school

Hypernyms ("elementary school" is a kind of...):

school (an educational institution)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "elementary school"):

junior school (British school for children aged 7-11)

infant school (British school for children aged 5-7)


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