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British a period of time between lessons when students and teachers can eat, rest, or play. The American word is recess
a period of time in which students are taught about a subject in school. The usual American word is class
a period of time at school when children can play outside. The usual American word is recess.
American a period between school lessons when students can eat, rest, or play. The British word is break.
a list of the times of lessons or courses at a school, college, or university. The usual American word is schedule.
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