Definition of boarding school in English:

boarding school

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  • A school which provides accommodation and meals for the pupils during term time.
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    • She suggested single sex schools, boarding schools and prep schools would feel the financial pinch.
    • Unlike the boarding schools, day schools would find difficulty in training daily, with a number of pupils playing more than one code.
    • The school has an excellent record of subsequent entrance to all West London day schools, boarding schools with a handful of scholarships each year.

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