training school
noun Date: 1829 1. a school preparing students for a particular occupation 2. a correctional institution for the custody and reeducation of juvenile delinquents

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  • training school — n. 1. a school that gives training in some vocation or profession, as nursing, acting, etc. 2. an institution for detaining and reeducating juvenile offenders …   English World dictionary

  • training school — noun 1. a school providing practical vocational and technical training (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑school 2. correctional institution for the detention and discipline and training of young or first offenders • Syn: ↑reformatory, ↑reform school • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Training school — A training school is an official designation, awarded by the Department for Children, Schools and Families, to schools in England that provide exceptional facilities for in service and work experience training of teachers. There are around 230… …   Wikipedia

  • training school — See industrial school; model training school …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • training school — school for learning how to guide and instruct …   English contemporary dictionary

  • training school — train′ing school n. 1) edu a school that provides training in some art, profession, or vocation 2) an institution for the care of juvenile delinquents • Etymology: 1820–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • training school — 1. a school that provides training in some art, profession, or vocation. 2. an institution for the care of juvenile delinquents. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • training school — /ˈtreɪnɪŋ skul/ (say trayning skoohl) noun 1. a school for giving training in some art, profession, or line of work. 2. an institution for the reformation of juvenile delinquents …   Australian English dictionary

  • training school — Synonyms and related words: POW camp, bastille, black hole, borstal, borstal institution, borstal school, bridewell, brig, cell, concentration camp, condemned cell, death cell, death house, death row, detention camp, federal prison, forced labor… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Training School for Betar Instructors — The Training School for Betar Instructors (or Betar madricihim, also often translated as youth guides or youth leaders ) was founded in Tel Aviv in 1928 as a military academy for revisionist youth in Palestine. Jeremiah Halpern, an experienced… …   Wikipedia

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