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PRIVATE SCHOOL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does private school mean? 

PRIVATE SCHOOL (noun)
  The noun PRIVATE SCHOOL has 1 sense:

1. a school established and controlled privately and supported by endowment and tuition

  Familiarity information: PRIVATE SCHOOL used as a noun is very rare.


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PRIVATE SCHOOL (noun)


Sense 1private school [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A school established and controlled privately and supported by endowment and tuition

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("private school" is a kind of...):

school (an educational institution)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "private school"):

seminary (a private place of education for the young)

day school (a private school taking day students only)

boarding school (a private school where students are lodged and fed as well as taught)


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