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high school

noun [C] uk   us  
A2 (informal high) a school in the US for children aged from 14 to 18, or from 16 to 18 if there is also a junior high school: Diane goes to Santa Ana High. in the UK and Australia, sometimes used in the names of schools for children aged from eleven to 18
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