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school year

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Definition of school year in English:

noun

The period in the year during which pupils attend school, from the beginning of the autumn term to the end of the summer term.
Example sentences
  • Okay, so technically that was just this summer, but I think in terms of school years, not actuality.
  • At the beginning of the school year she'd signed up to help tutor precalculus students.
  • As he left, he berated himself for not studying hard enough since the beginning of the school year.

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