Definition of 'school'

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Example sentences containing 'school'

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Local council budgets are out of control and schools are in crisis. The Sun (2014)Why stop at courses and wandering around galleries when you could buy an art school? Times, Sunday Times (2015)This could not be more different from the attitudes of young people from independent schools. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You can interact with the schools of fish in this virtual sea. The Sun (2012)But one school put us on the waiting list. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Why miss senior year at high school and go to university so young? Times, Sunday Times (2015)These are skills that schools and colleges too often fail to teach. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is old school for drivers who like a challenge and want to tame a car. The Sun (2010)The place to nurture those skills is in school. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are still many controversial issues that surround health education in the schools. McKenzie, James F. & Pinger, Robert R. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Shops are open and schools will be shortly. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The suspect was detained by school staff on the premises before police and paramedics arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What he needed was the discipline of prep school. Louise Carpenter AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)English was one of my favourite subjects at school. The Sun (2010)The common interest may be a sport or the same form at school. Aiken, Nick Working with Teenagers (1994)Three small parcels were discovered in a cupboard at a city centre language school. The Sun (2008) Many schools have banned junk food completely as a result. The Sun (2008)Plans to bring risk back into childhood by making it harder to sue schools and voluntary groups will also be outlined. Times, Sunday Times (2007)


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Translations for 'school'

British English: school /skuːl/ NOUN
A school is a place where people go to learn.
Most of the pupils travel to school by bus.
Many new schools have been built.
  • American English: school
  • Arabic: مَدْرَسَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: escola
  • Chinese: 学校
  • Croatian: škola
  • Czech: škola
  • Danish: skole
  • Dutch: school
  • European Spanish: colegio infantil
  • Finnish: koulu
  • French: école
  • German: Schule
  • Greek: σχολείο
  • Italian: scuola
  • Japanese: 学校
  • Korean: 학교
  • Norwegian: skole
  • Polish: szkoła
  • European Portuguese: escola
  • Romanian: școală
  • Russian: школа
  • Spanish: colegio
  • Swedish: skola
  • Thai: โรงเรียน
  • Turkish: okul
  • Ukrainian: школа
  • Vietnamese: trường học


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