Definition of fee-paying in English:

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1(Of a school or similar institution) charging fees for continuing services: many families were making sacrifices to send children to fee-paying schools
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  • The Institute is the most expensive of the fee-paying repeat schools.
  • Of the top 10 schools sending students to colleges last year, nine were fee-paying.
  • He taught at Swansea Grammar School, a middle-class fee-paying establishment, for thirty-six years.
1.1Required to pay a fee or fees for a service: fee-paying students fee-paying patients
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  • In 1999 there had been 5044 fee-paying international students at secondary level, most from Asia.
  • Any results from fee-paying customers are clearly labelled "featured" or "partner" sites.
  • Students in this global market are increasingly likely to be fee-paying consumers.

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