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Recent Examples on the Web Belichick and Adams go way back — all the way to prep school., 8 May 2021 The rest of the show’s fatally horny teens are left at a prep school with more rich troublemakers than Constance Billard. Jen Chaney, Vulture, 26 May 2021 Martin, who taught chemistry, physics and computer literacy at a prep school in Indiana. New York Times, 27 Apr. 2021 Notice was a constant on Canada’s junior national teams medaling in international play and used a year in prep school in the U.S. to earn a scholarship to play for Frank Martin at South Carolina. Marcus Fuller, Star Tribune, 24 Nov. 2020 Maryvale in Baltimore County had about 100 kids signed up Thursday, many of them from within the prep school network. Hallie Miller,, 13 May 2021 And former graduate manager and point guard Tum Tum Nairn last month accepted a head coaching position at Sunrise Christian, his prep school alma mater. Chris Solari, Detroit Free Press, 11 May 2021 The senior quarterback has been considering the prospect of going to Diamond Football Academy, a prep school near Happy, Texas, to get more colleges to notice him. Jeff Vorva,, 17 Apr. 2021 Taylor left Branson in 1979 to coach soccer at University High, an elite San Francisco prep school. Matthias Gafni, San Francisco Chronicle, 9 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of prep school

1829, in the meaning defined above

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12 Jun 2021

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“Prep school.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of prep school

US : a private school that prepares students for college
British : a private school for children between the ages of 7 and 13

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