postprimary

adjective
post·​pri·​ma·​ry | \ ˌpōst-ˈprī-ˌmer-ē How to pronounce postprimary (audio) , -ˈprī-mə-rē, -ˈprīm-rē\

Definition of postprimary

1 chiefly British : of, relating to, or being education following primary school postprimary education
2 : following a primary election … has developed into the only exciting story of this tedious postprimary New York City political season.— Harry Stein

First Known Use of postprimary

1919, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of postprimary was in 1919

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