secondary modern school

secondary modern school
noun
a former British secondary school emphasizing practical rather than academic education
Hypernyms: ↑secondary school, ↑lyceum, ↑lycee, ↑Gymnasium, ↑middle school

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noun
: a British secondary school of a type established since World War I providing a general education — called also modern school; compare secondary technical school

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