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  • 1 School — School, n. [OE. scole, AS. sc?lu, L. schola, Gr. ? leisure, that in which leisure is employed, disputation, lecture, a school, probably from the same root as ?, the original sense being perhaps, a stopping, a resting. See {Scheme}.] 1. A place… …

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  • 2 school — school1 [sko͞ol] n. [ME scole < OE scol < L schola, school < Gr scholē, leisure, that in which leisure is employed, discussion, philosophy, school < IE base * seĝh , to hold fast, overcome > SCHEME] 1. a place or institution for… …

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  • 3 School 4 — is one of several public elementary schools serving Clifton, New Jersey, United States, as part of the Clifton Public Schools. It is located on West Second Street. It is one of 17 public elementary schools serving the city of Clifton.As of the… …

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  • 4 school — for teaching [OE] and school of fish [14] are different words. The former was borrowed into prehistoric Germanic from medieval Latin scōla, and has since evolved into German schule, Dutch school, Swedish skola, and Danish skole, as well as… …

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  • 5 school — Ⅰ. school [1] ► NOUN 1) an institution for educating children. 2) a day s work at school; lessons. 3) any institution at which instruction is given in a particular discipline. 4) a department or faculty of a university. 5) N. Amer. informal a… …

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  • 6 school — for teaching [OE] and school of fish [14] are different words. The former was borrowed into prehistoric Germanic from medieval Latin scōla, and has since evolved into German schule, Dutch school, Swedish skola, and Danish skole, as well as… …

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  • 7 school — [n1] place, system for educating academy, alma mater, blackboard*, college, department, discipline, establishment, faculty, hall, halls of ivy*, institute, institution, jail*, schoolhouse, seminary, university; concepts 287,289 school [n2]… …

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  • 8 School — School, n. [For shoal a crowd; prob. confused with school for learning.] A shoal; a multitude; as, a school of fish. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 School — School, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Schooled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Schooling}.] 1. To train in an institution of learning; to educate at a school; to teach. [1913 Webster] He s gentle, never schooled, and yet learned. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To tutor; to… …

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  • 10 School — «School» Canción de Nirvana LP Bleach Publicación 15 de junio de 1989 …

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  • 11 School's In — Album par Maceo Parker Sortie 2005 Genre Jazz funk, Soul jazz Albums de Maceo Parker …

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  • 12 school — school, schooling Both an institution and a method of education. A process of learning and management of socially approved knowledge, involving an approved curriculum and pedagogy, paid professional educators, compulsory attendance of pupils, and …

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  • 13 school — school, shoal The two words are of the same Middle Dutch origin and are used with the same meaning of large numbers of fish and other sea animals swimming together. They are unrelated to the more familiar word school, which is derived from Latin… …

    Modern English usage

  • 14 school — index discipline (train), edify, educate, instill, institute, instruct (teach), organization ( …

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  • 15 school — vb discipline, train, *teach, instruct, educate Analogous words: *practice, exercise, drill: *guide, lead: *conduct, control, direct, manage …

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  • 16 school|er — «SKOO luhr», noun. = schoolchild. (Cf. ↑schoolchild) …

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  • 17 school|ma'am — «SKOOL MAM», noun. Informal or Dialect. a woman teacher; schoolmistress …

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  • 18 School — A school (from Greek σχολεῖον scholeion ) is an institution designed to allow and encourage students (or pupils ) to learn, under the supervision of teachers. Most countries have systems of formal education, which is commonly compulsory. In these …

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  • 19 school — school1 schoolable, adj. schoolless, adj. schoollike, adj. /skoohl/, n. 1. an institution where instruction is given, esp. to persons under college age: The children are at school. 2. an institution for instruction in a particular skill or field …

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  • 20 school — I n. educational institution 1) to direct; operate a school 2) to attend, go to school; to enter (a) school (they go to a good school) 3) to accredit a school 4) to finish, graduate from (AE), leave (BE) school (she left school and went to… …

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