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In the Soviet Union: a school preparing workers for entry to higher education.
1920s. From Russian rabfak workers' school from rab- (in rabočij (adjective) of or belonging to work, workers' from rabota work + -ij, suffix forming adjectives) + fak- (in fakul′tet (university) school, faculty from German Fakultät).
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