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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)

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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)
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