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elementary school



  1. (British) a former name for primary school
  2. Also called (in the US): grade school, grammar school (US & Canadian) a state school in which instruction is given for the first six to eight years of a child's education

Translations for 'elementary school'

  • British English: elementary schoolPronunciation for elementary school An elementary school is a school where children are taught for the first six or sometimes eight years of their education.He is in his fourth year of elementary school.ˌɛlɪˈmɛntərɪ skuːl NOUN
  • Arabic: مَدْرَسَةٌ اِبْتِدَائِيَّة Pronunciation for مَدْرَسَةٌ اِبْتِدَائِيَّة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: escola primáriaPronunciation for escola primária
  • Chinese: 小学Pronunciation for 小学
  • Croatian: osnovna školaPronunciation for osnovna škola
  • Czech: základní školaPronunciation for základní škola
  • Danish: grundskolePronunciation for grundskole
  • Dutch: basisschoolPronunciation for basisschool
  • European Spanish: escuela primariaPronunciation for escuela primaria
  • Finnish: alakouluPronunciation for alakoulu
  • French: école élémentairePronunciation for école élémentaire
  • German: GrundschulePronunciation for Grundschule
  • Greek: δημοτικό σχολείοPronunciation for δημοτικό σχολείο
  • Italian: scuola elementarePronunciation for scuola elementare
  • Japanese: 小学校Pronunciation for 小学校
  • Korean: 초등학교Pronunciation for 초등학교
  • Norwegian: grunnskolePronunciation for grunnskole
  • Polish: szkoła podstawowaPronunciation for szkoła podstawowa
  • Portuguese: escola primáriaPronunciation for escola primária
  • Romanian: școală elementară școli elementare
  • Russian: начальная школаPronunciation for начальная школа
  • Spanish: escuela primariaPronunciation for escuela primaria
  • Swedish: grundskolaPronunciation for grundskola
  • Thai: โรงเรียนระดับประถมศึกษาPronunciation for โรงเรียนระดับประถมศึกษา
  • Turkish: ilkokulPronunciation for ilkokul
  • Ukrainian: початкова школа
  • Vietnamese: trường tiểu họcPronunciation for trường tiểu học

Example Sentences Including 'elementary school'

I played sports, was president of my elementary school , and always got good grades.
Maxim (2004)
It's an elementary school that's been allocated to this area.
Melville, Anne The Hardie Inheritance
Madeleine, also 36, is an elementary school teacher with an annual income of $42,000.
Globe and Mail (2003)
The farm and King Traditional elementary school in share an access road.
canada.com (2004)
When he began at elementary school in Denver, Jovanovich spoke only Serbian and Polish.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
When the royal brothers, the Dukes of York and Sussex, came to New Lanark, Owen laid on something of an elementary school lesson.
Brian Thompson DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)
period, a private elementary school of the kind originally established in the Buddhist temples.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)


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