Definition of schooling in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈskuːlɪŋ/


[mass noun]
1Education received at school: his parents paid for his schooling
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  • It is quite clear that teachers, education and schooling have received a raw deal from popular cinema, which tends toward the negative and derogatory in its representations.
  • Those with the diagnosis were more likely to be older, have a grade school education (completed schooling to age 12), and be unmarried in mid-life.
  • Worst of all, many schoolchildren have to face dropping out after primary schooling because secondary education is not free.
2 Riding The training of a horse on the flat or over fences: [as modifier]: schooling fences
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  • The equestrian centre, which has a capacity of 7 horses, has enabled them to develop that part of their business devoted to the breaking and schooling of horses.
  • Katy had two horses, a retired schooling mare and a dressage-trained Arabian gelding.
  • Some riders brought their own horses to schooling shows from home, but Kate lived in the city so she didn't have a horse of her own.

Words that rhyme with schooling


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