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GRAMMAR SCHOOL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does grammar school mean? 

GRAMMAR SCHOOL (noun)
  The noun GRAMMAR SCHOOL has 2 senses:

1. a secondary school emphasizing Latin and Greek in preparation for college
2. a school for young children; usually the first 6 or 8 grades

  Familiarity information: GRAMMAR SCHOOL used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GRAMMAR SCHOOL (noun)


Sense 1grammar school [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A secondary school emphasizing Latin and Greek in preparation for college

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

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

Gymnasium; lycee; lyceum; middle school; secondary school (a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12)


Sense 2grammar 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 ("grammar school" is a kind of...):

school (an educational institution)

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

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

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


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