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English definition of “school”

school

noun [C/U] (EDUCATION)   /skul/
a place where people, esp. young people, are educated: [C] a nursery/grade/elementary/secondary/graduate school [C] What school do you go to? [U] The kids walk to school. [C] The whole school knew about the incident (= all the students and teachers at the school knew about it). School also means the time spent in school: [U] School is out early today. School also means the process of being educated in a school: [U] Krista starts school in the fall. [U] I’ve got one more year of school left. A school is also a part of a college or university specializing in a particular subject or group of subjects: [C] Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies A school is also a place where a particular subject or skill is taught: [C] a driving/dancing/art school School is also a college or university: [U] We went to school together in Atlanta.
(Definition of school noun (EDUCATION) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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