private school

private school
noun Date: 1665 a school that is established, conducted, and primarily supported by a nongovernmental agency

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  • private school — private schools N VAR A private school is a school which is not supported financially by the government and which parents have to pay for their children to go to. He attended Eton, the most exclusive private school in Britain. Syn: public school… …   English dictionary

  • private school — ► NOUN 1) Brit. an independent school supported mainly by the payment of fees. 2) N. Amer. a school supported mainly by private individuals …   English terms dictionary

  • private school — n a school that is not supported by government money, where education must be paid for by the children s parents →↑public school, state school ↑state school …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • private school — noun count a school providing education that the children s parents pay for directly. A public school provides education that is paid for by the government …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Private school — For the film of the same name, see Private School (film). Private schools, also known as independent schools or nonstate schools,[1] are not administered by local, state or national governments; thus, they retain the right to select their… …   Wikipedia

  • private school — noun a school established and controlled privately and supported by endowment and tuition (Freq. 3) • Hypernyms: ↑school • Hyponyms: ↑seminary, ↑day school, ↑boarding school * * * noun, pl ⋯ schools [count] : a school that does …   Useful english dictionary

  • Private School — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Private School – Die Superanmacher Originaltitel Private School …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • private school — A school organized and maintained by a private person or corporation. State v Counort, 69 Wash 361, 124 P 910. A school organized and managed by individuals, and not by the public as an institution of the state. Livingston v Davis, 243 Iowa 21,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • private school — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms private school : singular private school plural private schools a school providing education that the children s parents pay for directly …   English dictionary

  • private school — noun Private school is used before these nouns: ↑principal …   Collocations dictionary

  • private school — nevalstybinė mokykla statusas Aprobuotas sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Mokykla, kurios savininkė ar viena iš dalininkų nėra valstybė ar savivaldybė. atitikmenys: angl. private school šaltinis Lietuvos Respublikos švietimo įstatymo pakeitimo… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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