realschule

noun re·al·schu·le \ rāˈälˌshülə \

Definition of realschule

plural realschulen \-lən\
: a German secondary school that includes in its curriculum modern languages, mathematics, science, practical arts, and commercial subjects and that teaches no classics and is not designed to prepare students for the university — compare gymnasium

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Origin and Etymology of realschule

German, from real objective, practical (from Late Latin realis real, actual) + schule school, from Old High German scuola, from Latin schola


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