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prep school

  

      n  
Informal      See       preparatory school  
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preparatory school  
      n  
1    (in Britain) a private school, usually single-sex and for children between the ages of 6 and 13, generally preparing pupils for public school  
2    (in the U.S.) a private secondary school preparing pupils for college,   (Often shortened to)    prep school         

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prep  
      n  
1    Informal      short for       preparation       5     (chiefly U.S.)       preparatory school  
      vb   , preps, prepping, prepped  
2    tr   to prepare (a patient) for a medical operation or procedure  


prep.  
      abbrev. for  
1    preparation  
2    preparatory  
3    preposition  
prep school  
      n  
Informal      See       preparatory school  

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