Translation of "school" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /skuːl/ us /skuːl/

school noun (EDUCATION)

A1 [ C or U ] a place where children go to be educated

UK a primary/secondary school 小/中學
US an elementary/a middle/a high school
Milton Road School 密爾頓路小學
They're building a new school in the town. 他們正在村裡建一座新學校。
She drives the kids to school every morning. 她每天早上開車送孩子上學。
I went to school with (= I went to the same school at the same time as) Luke's brother. 我和盧克的弟弟在同一所學校念書。
UK I was at school with Luke's brother. 我和盧克的弟弟在同一所學校念書。
Is Emily in/at school today or is she still ill? 艾蜜莉今天上學了嗎?還是病還沒好?
What did you learn at school today
Which school do you go to (formal attend)? 你唸哪所學校?
school lunches/uniform/buildings 學校餐/校服

A1 [ U ] the period of your life during which you go to school, or the teaching and learning activities which happen at school

Most children start/begin school at the age of five. 英國兒童在四歲或五歲開始上學。
What do you want to do when you leave school (= finish studying at school)? 你畢業後想做甚麽?
I love/hate school. 我喜歡/討厭上學。
US My sister teaches school (= teaches children in a school) in New York City. 我妹妹在紐約市教書。

A2 [ U ] the time during the day when children are studying in school

before/after school 上學前/放學後
School starts at 9 a.m. and finishes at 3.30 p.m. 學校上午九點開始上課,下午三時半放學。

[ C + sing/pl verb ] all the children and teachers at a school

The whole school is/are delighted about Joel's success in the championships. 全校師生都爲喬爾在錦標賽中的勝利感到高興。

[ C or U ] a part of a college or university specializing in a particular subject or group of subjects

the School of Oriental and African Studies 東方和非洲研究學院
She went to medical school in Edinburgh. 她去愛丁堡醫學院讀書。

A2 [ C ] a place where people can study a particular subject either some of the time or all of the time

a driving/dancing school 駕駛訓練班/舞蹈訓練班
the London Business School 倫敦商學院

B1 [ U ] US a college or university or the time that a student spends there

We first met in graduate school (= while doing a second or third university degree). 我們第一次見面是在讀研究所的時候。
We went to school together in Atlanta.

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school noun (GROUP)

[ C, + sing/pl verb ] a group of painters, writers, poets, etc. whose work is similar, especially similar to that of a particular leader

the Flemish School 法蘭德斯派
the Impressionist school of painting 印象畫派

school noun (SEA CREATURES)

[ C, + sing/pl verb ] a large number of fish or other sea creatures swimming in a group

a school of dolphins/whales 一群海豚/鯨

schoolverb [ T ]

uk /skuːl/ us /skuːl/ formal

to train a person or animal to do something

It takes a lot of patience to school a dog/horse. 訓練狗/馬需要很大的耐心。
[ + to infinitive ] You must school yourself to be tolerant. 你必須學會寬容。

[ T often passive ] to teach a child

Her children are well schooled in correct behaviour. 她的孩子受到良好的行為教育。

(Translation of “school” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)