prep school

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Clipping of preparatory school.

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prep school (plural prep schools)

  1. (US) A private or public school intended to prepare its students to get into prestigious universities.
  2. (Britain) A private primary school which prepares its pupils for the common entrance examination most commonly at the age of thirteen, and subsequent entry into public school.
    Synonym: prepper

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