high school

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English hyʒ scole (school for higher education), equivalent to high +‎ school. Cognate with Dutch hogeschool (academy, university, graduate school), German Hochschule (academy, college, university).

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhaɪ.skul/, [ˈhɐɪsku̟ɫ]
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Noun[edit]

high school (countable and uncountable, plural high schools)

  1. (education) An institution which provides all or part of secondary education.
  2. (Canada, US, Australia) secondary school

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