Definition of 'public school'
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Speech day at many public schools is a highly coveted networking opportunity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Write an essay in which you argue in favor of bilingual education in public school systems. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)My son has just finished his education at a public school. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It probably planned an onslaught on their public school education and their juvenile social activities at university. Times, Sunday Times (2009)An increasing number of public elementary and secondary public schools have adopted policies requiring the vaccination of students. Christianity Today (2000)He runs the sport like a public school headmaster with a mix of encouragement and the threat of the cane. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Let's hear it for a public school education! The Sun (2008)I suppose this sort of brass neck is what a public school education gives you. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When Radical governments set up public school systems, they condoned de facto educational segregation. America Past and Present (1995)The headmaster of a public school was dismissed after insisting that an under-performing pupil should leave, his personal assistant told an employment tribunal. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'public school'
British English: public school /ˈpʌblɪk skuːl/ NOUN
In Britain, a public school is a private school that provides secondary education which parents have to pay for.
He was head teacher of a public school.
- American English: private school
- Arabic: مَدْرَسَةٌ خَاصَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: escola particular Inglaterra
- Chinese: 私立学校
- Croatian: privatna škola
- Czech: soukromé gymnázium
- Danish: privat kostskole
- Dutch: particuliere kostschool
- European Spanish: colegio público
- Finnish: sisäoppilaitos
- French: école privée
- German: Privatschule
- Greek: ιδιωτικό σχολείο
- Italian: scuola privata
- Japanese: パブリックスクール
- Korean: 사립 중고교
- Norwegian: offentlig skole
- Polish: szkoła prywatna
- European Portuguese: escola pública Inglaterra
- Romanian: gimnaziu privat
- Russian: частная независимая платная средняя школа
- Spanish: colegio público
- Swedish: privatskola
- Thai: โรงเรียนเอกชน
- Turkish: devlet koleji
- Ukrainian: приватна школа
- Vietnamese: trường công
Definition of public school from the Collins English Dictionary
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