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Translation of "school" - English-French dictionary

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
(Definition of school from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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