Translation of "school" - English-French dictionary

school

nounschool /skul/
countable-uncountable the place where children go to learn, or the time during the day that they are there
école feminine

an English teacher at one of the local schools
un professeur d'anglais dans l'une des écoles communales

The kids are all at school.
Les enfants sont tous à l'école.

We go to school from 8:30 to 3:30.
Nous allons à l'école de 8h30 à 15h30.

My friends came over to my house after school.
Mes amis sont venus chez moi après l'école.
uncountable the process of getting an education
école feminine

She quit school when she was 16.
Elle a quitté l'école quand elle avait 16 ans.

high school dropouts going back to school
des lycéens en rupture retournant à l'école
countable-uncountable a college or university
établissement masculine d'enseignement supérieur

My older son is away at school.
Mon aîné est étudiant au loin.
countable one of the departments in a college or university
département masculine , institut masculine

the School of English
le département d'anglais

a professor in the Business school
un professeur de l'institut de commerce
countable a place where people go to learn a particular skill
école feminine

a language school
une écoles de langues

(Translation of “school” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

school

noun /skuːl/

a place for teaching especially children

école
She goes to the school
He’s not at university – he’s still at school
(American) He’s still in school.

the pupils of a school

école
The behaviour of this school in public is sometimes not very good.

a series of meetings or a place for instruction etc

cours; école
She runs a sewing school
a driving school.

a department of a university or college dealing with a particular subject

institut, département
the School of Mathematics.

(American) a university or college.

faculté

a group of people with the same ideas etc

école
There are two schools of thought about the treatment of this disease.
schoolbag noun

a bag for carrying books etc to and from school

sac d’écolier
She had a schoolbag on her back.
schoolboy nouns ( schoolgirl)

a boy or girl who goes to school

écolier/-ière
a naughty schoolboy.
schoolchild noun (plural schoolchildren)

a child who goes to school.

écolier/-ière
school day noun

a day on which children go to school

jour d’école
On a school day I get up at seven o’clock.
schooldays noun plural

the time of a person’s life during which he goes to school.

années d’école
schoolfellow noun

a person who is or was taught at the same school, especially in the same class

camarade de classe
I met an old schoolfellow of yours.
school-leaver noun

a school-pupil who is about to leave, or has just left, school eg because he has finished his course of education there

élève en fin de scolarité
School-leavers are finding it hard to get jobs these days.
schoolmaster noun (feminine schoolmistress)

a person who teaches in school.

maître, maîtresse d’école
schoolmate noun

a schoolfellow, especially a friend.

camarade de classe
schoolteacher noun

a person who teaches in a school.

instituteur/-trice

school

noun /skuːl/

a group of certain kinds of fish, whales or other water animals swimming about

banc; bande
a school of porpoises.

(Translation of “school” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)