high school

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English hyȝ scole (school for higher education), equivalent to high +‎ school. Cognate with Dutch hogeschool (academy, university, graduate school), German Hochschule (academy, college, university).

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhaɪ.skul/, [ˈhɐɪsku̟ɫ]
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NounEdit

high school (countable and uncountable, plural high schools)

  1. (education) An institution which provides all or part of secondary education.
  2. (Canada, US, Australia) Secondary school.

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