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Translation of "school" - English-German dictionary

school

noun /skuːl/
a place for teaching especially children die Schule 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 die Schüler (pl.) The behaviour of this school in public is sometimes not very good.
a series of meetings or a place for instruction etc die Schule She runs a sewing school a driving school.
a department of a university or college dealing with a particular subject die Fakultät the School of Mathematics.
(American) a university or college. die Hochschule
a group of people with the same ideas etc die Schule There are two schools of thought about the treatment of this disease.
schoolbag noun
a bag for carrying books etc to and from school die Schultasche She had a schoolbag on her back.
schoolboy nouns ( schoolgirl)
a boy or girl who goes to school der/die Schüler(in) a naughty schoolboy.
schoolchild noun ( plural schoolchildren)
a child who goes to school. das Schulkind
school day noun
a day on which children go to school die Schulzeit 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. die Schulzeit
schoolfellow noun
a person who is or was taught at the same school, especially in the same class der/die Schulkamerad(in) 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 der/die Schulabgänger(in) School-leavers are finding it hard to get jobs these days.
schoolmaster noun ( feminine schoolmistress)
a person who teaches in school. der/die Lehrer(in)
schoolmate noun
a schoolfellow, especially a friend. der/die Schulkamerad(in)
schoolteacher noun
a person who teaches in a school. der/die Lehrer(in)
(Definition of school from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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