reception class


reception class
reception class noun
A class for the new intake of children at a school
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Main Entry:reception

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reception class UK US noun [countable] [singular reception class plural reception classes]
a class for children aged four and five who are just starting school. The American word is preschool .
Thesaurus: pre-schoolhyponym degrees and other academic qualificationshyponym

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noun, pl ⋯ classes [count]
Brit : a class for young children who are just starting to go to school

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reˈception class 7 [reception class] noun
(in Britain) the first class at school for children aged 4 or 5

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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