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school

noun /skuːl/
a place for teaching especially children
escuela, colegio
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
escuela
The behaviour of this school in public is sometimes not very good.
a series of meetings or a place for instruction etc
curso
She runs a sewing school a driving school.
a department of a university or college dealing with a particular subject
facultad
the School of Mathematics.
(American) a university or college.
universidad
a group of people with the same ideas etc
escuela
There are two schools of thought about the treatment of this disease.
schoolbag noun a bag for carrying books etc to and from school
mochila
She had a schoolbag on her back.
schoolboy noun ( schoolgirl) a boy or girl who goes to school
alumno; alumna
a naughty schoolboy.
schoolchild noun ( plural schoolchildren) a child who goes to school.
alumno
school day noun a day on which children go to school
día de escuela
On a school day I get up at seven o’clock.
schooldays noun plural the time of a person’s life during which he/she goes to school.
años del colegio
schoolfellow noun (old-fashioned ) a person who is or was taught at the same school, especially in the same class
compañero de clase
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
persona que termina la escuela
School-leavers are finding it hard to get jobs these days.
schoolmaster noun ( feminine schoolmistress) (old-fashioned) a person who teaches in school.
maestro, profesor; maestra, profesora
schoolmate noun a schoolfellow, especially a friend.
compañero de clase
schoolteacher noun a person who teaches in a school.
maestro, profesor
(Definition of school from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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