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grade school

Syllabification: grade school

Definition of grade school in English:

noun

North American
An elementary school.
Example sentences
  • From grade school to high school, learn where money comes from, how to save, and the power of credit.
  • He threatened teachers all the way from grade school up into high school.
  • In all of grade school and high school, I had only one male teacher, although I liked him.

Derivatives

grade schooler

1
noun
Example sentences
  • The film's science is so absurd that even a grade schooler would be able to pick it apart.
  • Not only grade schoolers, but high school students and adult workers deserve time for the kind of leisure that fosters creativity and sustains a lifelong interest in learning.
  • Thousands of students had come out, and some grade schoolers were there in the front row.

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