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primary school Line breaks: pri|mary school

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of primary school in English:


A school for children between the ages of about five and eleven.
Example sentences
  • The survey also indicated that more than two out of five primary schools charged pupils for swimming lessons.
  • Eleven primary schools from the Keighley area took part and the best five from each school were shortlisted for the final judging.
  • The school was included in a year-long review into five Catholic primary schools in East Bradford.
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