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elementary schoolnoun [C]

 us   /ˌel·əˈmen·tri ˌskul, -ˈmen·tə·ri/ (also grade school, primary school, dated grammar school)
a school that ​provides the first ​part of a child’s ​education, usually for ​children between five and eleven ​yearsold
(Definition of elementary school from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “elementary school”
in Arabic مَدرَسة ابتِدائيّة…
in Korean 초등 학교…
in Portuguese escola de ensino fundamental…
in Catalan escola primària…
in Japanese (米国などの5歳から11歳の子どもが通う)小学校…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小学…
in Turkish ilkokul…
in Russian начальная школа…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小學…
in Italian scuola elementare…
in Polish szkoła podstawowa…
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