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charity school

Syllabification: char·i·ty school

Definition of charity school in English:


A school supported by charitable contributions.
Example sentences
  • About 60 children are educated in a charity school, and about 200 in private schools.
  • The boy says he went to a Church charity school before the war and that he can mediate for us.
  • But it was my pupils at the charity school who won my heart with their endless warmth and affection.

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