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elementary school

noun [C] UK old-fashioned or US
B1 a school that provides the first part of a child's education, usually for children between five and eleven years old
Translations of “elementary school”
in Korean 초등 학교…
in Arabic مَدرَسة ابتِدائيّة…
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 Italian scuola elementare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小學…
in Russian начальная школа…
in Turkish ilkokul…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小学…
in Polish szkoła podstawowa…
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