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"The crammer"

January 7, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nicofs

"crammer, n, (dated infml) special school where students are crammed" (Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, 1994) What is a "crammer"? Or: In what sense "die Presse" is used?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Katherle

Apparently the word "Presse" is used in the meaning you described here, though I've never come across it in my whole life. Moreover, the dictionary says this meaning is dated or almost dated in German too: "Privatschule zur intensiven Vorbereitung schwacher Schüler auf ein Examen, veraltend". http://www.dwds.de/?qu=presseview=1 See also: http://www.duden.de/rechtschreibung/Presse#Bedeutung3


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/uweb

I did nowhere find the translation Presse for crammer. Could it be this is a mistake ?

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