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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “prep school”

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 noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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