middle school
noun Date: 1945 a school usually including grades five to eight or six to eight • middle schooler noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • middle\ school — 1. (middle school) (2188↑, 207↓) 1. A place where your parents drop you off to be ripped apart by your equals. 2. Where you go from being a sweet, cute, elementry school kid to being a poser goth cutter listening to Avril Lavinge. 3. Where your… …   Urban English dictionary

  • middle school — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms middle school : singular middle school plural middle schools 1) a school in the UK for children between the ages of 8 and 12, after they leave infant school 2) a school in the US for children… …   English dictionary

  • Middle school — Système éducatif des États Unis d Amérique Le Système éducatif des États Unis d’Amérique est décentralisé, la plupart des décisions sur les programmes et sur le financement étant prises par des instances locales : les school boards. Les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • middle school — noun Middle school is used before these nouns: ↑curriculum, ↑principal, ↑teacher …   Collocations dictionary

  • middle school — school which includes grades five through eight; grades five through eight …   English contemporary dictionary

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