junior high school
noun Date: 1909 a school usually including grades seven to nine — called also junior high

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • junior high school — noun count or uncount * a school in the U.S. for children between the ages of twelve and fifteen. A junior high school is sometimes simply called a junior high: My youngest daughter is in junior high school. a junior high school teacher …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • junior high school — also .junior high n [U and C] a school in the US and Canada for children aged between 12 and 14 or 15 →↑middle school, ↑senior high school …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • junior high school — ☆ junior high school n. a school intermediate between elementary school and senior high school: it usually includes grades 7, 8, and 9: see MIDDLE SCHOOL …   English World dictionary

  • Junior High School — Schulsystem der Vereinigten Staaten Das Schulsystem der Vereinigten Staaten ist aufgrund der föderalistischen Staatsform eine Angelegenheit der Bundesstaaten, so dass es im Schulwesen eine große Vielfalt von Regelungen gibt. So beträgt die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • junior high school — noun a secondary school usually including 7th and 8th grades (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑junior high • Hypernyms: ↑secondary school, ↑lyceum, ↑lycee, ↑Gymnasium, ↑middle school * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • junior high school — a school attended after elementary school and usually consisting of grades seven through nine. [1905 10, Amer.] * * *       in some school systems in the United States, the two or three secondary grades (7, 8, 9) of school following elementary… …   Universalium

  • junior high school — noun A school for children that have completed elementary school or grade school, but are not yet old enough for high school. In the US, it often includes grades 6 or 7 through 9. In California the term originally used was intermediate high… …   Wiktionary

  • junior high school — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms junior high school : singular junior high school plural junior high schools a school in the US for children between the ages of twelve and fifteen …   English dictionary

  • junior high school — noun Junior high school is used before these nouns: ↑teacher …   Collocations dictionary

  • junior high school — school level that is between the elementary and high school levels (starting with grade 6 or 7 and going to grade 8 or 9) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • junior high school — Synonyms and related words: Gymnasium, Latin school, Realgymnasium, Realschule, academy, grammar school, high, high school, intermediate school, junior high, middle school, prep school, preparatory school, public school, secondary school,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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