school year

noun
the period of time each year when the school is open and people are studying (Freq. 2)
Syn: ↑academic year
Hypernyms: ↑year
Part Meronyms:

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noun

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1. the months of the year during which school is open and attendance at school is required.
[1855-60]

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school year noun
The period of (more or less) continual teaching during the year comprising an academic unit during which a child or student remains in the same basic class, ie, in Britain, from autumn to early summer
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Main Entry:school

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school year UK US noun [countable] [singular school year plural school years]
the period of the year when students must go to school
Thesaurus: years and numbers of yearshyponym

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school year,
the part of the year during which school is in session. A school year usually begins in September of one year and ends in May or June of the following year.

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n. another term for academic year

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • school year — school′ year′ n. the months of the year during which school is open and attendance at school is required • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • school year — school ,year noun count the period of the year when students must go to school …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • school year — n. the part of a year when school is in session, usually from September to June …   English World dictionary

  • school year — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. academic year, from September to June, term, semester; see year …   English dictionary for students

  • school year — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms school year : singular school year plural school years the period of the year when students must go to school …   English dictionary

  • school year — 1. the months of the year during which school is open and attendance at school is required. 2. See academic year. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • school year — /skul ˈjɪə/ (say skoohl year) noun the months during a year when a school is open and attendance is required …   Australian English dictionary

  • school year — part of the year when school is in session …   English contemporary dictionary

  • school year — noun The time in which school is in session …   Wiktionary

  • School Year Abroad — is a program which places high school juniors, seniors, and post graduates in China, Italy, France, Spain, or India for a year. Students learn the respective language and live with a host family. The program provides college counseling services… …   Wikipedia

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