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Definition of voluntary-aided in English:


(In the UK) denoting a voluntary school that is funded mainly by the local authority.
Example sentences
  • There is no question that voluntary-aided schools provide good education.
  • He said he was looking forward to welcoming next year's intake at the school as the first group of Jewish Grammar boys to be taught in a voluntary-aided school.
  • Governors, staff, parents and pupils at the voluntary-aided school are pleased with the news.

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