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attributive Relating to the start of a new school year.‘back-to-school sales’
- ‘In a back-to-school campaign this fall, the company will focus on promoting organic foods in children's lunch boxes.’
- ‘In September, we experienced a peak due to the back-to-school period.’
- ‘The "Science Guy" section featured back-to-school experiments and fishing tricks.’
- ‘We're doing our back-to-school shopping here.’
- ‘August and September are back-to-school months.’
- ‘For his first back-to-school season as Minister of National Education, Mr. Fillon chose to give a very nostalgic tone to his address.’
- ‘"The stores were clearance-driven during back-to-school," he said.’
- ‘You can also snap up bargains at back-to-school and end-of-season sales.’
- ‘Kids need back-to-school clothes?’
- ‘By mid-July, the back-to-school season begins all over again, which represents a growing area of marketing opportunity.’
- ‘They went to the Web to cross some items off their back-to-school shopping lists.’
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