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noun [countable/uncountable] high school pronunciation in American English
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singularhigh school
pluralhigh schools
  1. 1
    in the U.S., a school for children between the ages of 14 and 18. High schools usually have a four-year program divided into grades 9 through 12

    Springfield High School

    We’ve been friends since high school.

  2. 2
    in the U.K., a school for children between the ages of 11 and 18

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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