Definition of prep school in English:

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noun

  • 1British A private school for pupils between the ages of seven and thirteen.
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    • He was, briefly, the head teacher of a prep school in Surrey.
    • My first job in the United States was as a schoolteacher - at a prep school in Virginia.
    • He was preparing to attend a college prep school, something he had mixed feelings about.
  • 2North American A private school that prepares pupils for college or university.

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