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prep school

noun [C]
 
 
in Britain, a private school (= a school paid for by parents not the government) for children, especially boys, between the ages of 7 and 13, who will then usually go to public school and in the US, a private school for children over the age of 11, which prepares them to go to college
预备学校(在英国通常指为进入公学作准备的私立学校,所收学生为7至13岁的儿童,尤指男孩;在美国指为11岁以上的孩子上大学而准备的私立学校)
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(Definition of prep school from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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