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English definition of “grammar school”

grammar school

noun [C, U]
IN UK in the UK, a school that clever children over 11 years old can go to if they pass a special examTypes of school
IN US US old-fashioned another word for elementary school (= a school for children from the ages of five to eleven in the US) Types of school
(Definition of grammar school from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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