church school
noun Date: 1862 1. a school providing a general education but supported by a particular church in contrast to a public school or a nondenominational private school 2. an organization of officers, teachers, and pupils for purposes of moral and religious education under the supervision of a local church

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • church school — church ,school noun count a school that is connected with a church and includes religious education in its course of study …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • church school — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms church school : singular church school plural church schools a school that is connected with a church and gets some of its money from the church …   English dictionary

  • church school — Church supported school providing general education in addition to religious instruction …   Black's law dictionary

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  • church school — noun (in the UK) a school founded by or associated with the Church of England. ↘(in the US) a private school supported by a Church …   English new terms dictionary

  • church school — noun (C) a school in Britain that is partly controlled by the church …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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