Definition of secondary modern noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


secondary modern

BrE BrE//ˌsekəndri ˈmɒdn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsekənderi ˈmɑːdərn//
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(in Britain until the 1970s) a school for young people between the ages of 11 and 16 who did not go to a grammar school See related entries: Types of school