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1 school /ˈskuːl/ noun
plural schools
1 school
/ˈskuːl/
noun
plural schools
Learner's definition of SCHOOL
: a place where children go to learn
[count]
[noncount]
often used before another noun
US : a college or university
[count]
[noncount]
[count] : a division within a university or college for study and research in a particular area of knowledge usually singular
often + of
[count] : a place where people go to learn a particular skill
[noncount]
: the activity or process of learning or teaching in a school
: the period of time during which students are in school
often used before another noun
[count] : the students or students and teachers of a school
[count] : a group of people who share the same opinions, beliefs, or methods often + of
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2 school /ˈskuːl/ verb
schools; schooled; schooling
2 school
/ˈskuːl/
verb
schools; schooled; schooling
Learner's definition of SCHOOL
[+ object] somewhat old-fashioned
: to teach or train (someone or something) to do something often + in often used as (be) schooled
3 school /ˈskuːl/ noun
plural schools
3 school
/ˈskuːl/
noun
plural schools
Learner's definition of SCHOOL
[count]
: a large group of fish or other ocean animals that are swimming together often + of
compare 1school
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