Definition of junior school in English:

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junior school

Pronunciation: /ˈjo͞onyər sko͞ol/


A school for children aged between about 7 and 11.
Example sentences
  • Others have a different structure - there are, for example, senior schools, junior schools and preparatory schools.
  • In 2000, when Flanagan was eleven, the local state high school expanded to include a middle school and a junior school.
  • Some preparatory or junior schools also offer scholarships, but awards for children under the age of seven are rare.

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Syllabification: jun·ior school

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