Definition of boarding school in English:

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boarding school


A school which provides accommodation and meals for the pupils during term time.
Example sentences
  • 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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