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state school

noun [C]
 
UK ( US public school)
a school that is free to go to because the government provides the money for itTypes of school
Translations of “state school”
in Chinese (Traditional) 公立學校…
in Russian государственная школа…
in Turkish devlet okulu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公立学校…
in Polish szkoła publiczna lub państwowa…
(Definition of state school from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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