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Russian translation of “grammar school”

grammar school

noun [C, U]
 
 
IN UK in the UK, a school which clever children over 11 years old can go to if they pass a special exam
средняя школа (в Великобритании)
Types of school
IN US US another word for elementary school (= a school for children from the ages of five to eleven in the US)
начальная школа (в США)
Types of school
(Definition of grammar school from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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