Meaning of “summer school” in the English Dictionary

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"summer school" in British English

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summer schoolnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsʌm.ə ˌskuːl/ us /ˈsʌm.ɚ ˌskuːl/

US one or more classes taken during the summer that replace classes that were missed or failed, or make it possible for students to move more quickly towards a degree or graduation:

The students had improved enough after summer school to be promoted to 4th grade.

(Definition of “summer school” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"summer school" in American English

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summer schoolnoun [ C ]

us /ˈsʌm·ər ˌskul/

classes that students at a school, college or university can take during the summer

(Definition of “summer school” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)