Definition of state school in English:

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state school

noun

1 another term for state university.
Example sentences
  • I wanted my answer to talk about all the friends I'd made and how I'd learned at this small state school that I had a passion for journalism.
  • He said lowered attendance could reduce state school aid by $6 million daily.
  • TJ was going to state school as well, in case things didn't work out he could be close to home.
1.1British A school that is funded and controlled by the government and for which no fees are charged.
Example sentences
  • The top state school was Colchester Royal Grammar School on 512.3 points per student.
  • It is surely of little importance whether a college's students are drawn from a public school or a state school.
  • It was a medium sized village with a public school and a state school.

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