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English definition of “high school”

high school

noun [C]    
A2 (informal high) a school in the US for children aged from 14 to 18, or from 16 to 18 if there is also a junior high school : Diane goes to Santa Ana High.Types of school in the UK and Australia , sometimes used in the names of schools for children aged from eleven to 18Types of school
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