Definition of junior high school in English:

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junior high school

Pronunciation: /ˈjo͞onyər hī sko͞ol/


Another term for middle school.
Example sentences
  • The village only has an elementary school and a junior high school.
  • Thirty junior high schools, nine high schools and three higher secondary schools have been affected.
  • The foundation conducted the survey among 1,501 teachers at elementary and junior high schools in June.

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Syllabification: jun·ior high school

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