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English definition of “grant-maintained school”

grant-maintained school

noun [C]     /ˌɡrɑːnt.meɪnˌteɪndˈskuːl/ US  /ˌɡrænt-/ (also GM school)
a type of school in the UK between 1988 and 1998 that received its money directly from central rather than local government Types of school
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