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boarding schoolnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɔr·dɪŋ ˌskul, ˈboʊr-/
a school ​equipped with ​rooms where ​itsstudentsliveinstead of ​living in ​their own ​homes
(Definition of boarding school from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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boarding schoolnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​school where ​studentslive and ​study
(Definition of boarding school from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “boarding school”
in Arabic مَدرسة داخِليّة…
in Korean 기숙학교…
in Portuguese internato…
in Catalan internat…
in Japanese 全寮制の学校, 寄宿制の学校…
in Chinese (Simplified) 寄宿学校…
in Turkish yatılı okul…
in Russian школа-интернат…
in Chinese (Traditional) 寄宿學校…
in Italian collegio…
in Polish szkoła z internatem…
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