Definition of senior high school in English:

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senior high school

Pronunciation: /ˈsēnyər hī sko͞ol/


North American
A secondary school typically comprising the three highest grades.
Example sentences
  • The mass meeting, mostly of LP strikers but with delegations from several junior and senior high schools and primary schools, made a call to continue the strike.
  • She vividly portrays her initial acquisition of Japanese during her first trip from 1985 to 1987 when she taught English in Japanese public junior and senior high schools.
  • It currently has four Japanese instructors in the town, who work mainly at two senior high schools and three junior high schools, teaching Japanese to some 700 students.

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Syllabification: sen·ior high school

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