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faith school

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Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪθskuːl
 
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Definition of faith school in English:

noun

A school intended for students of a particular religious faith.
Example sentences
  • There are no legal or moral grounds for denying Muslims, Sikhs or Hindus faith schools of their own.
  • She was the author of a recent Early Day Motion highly critical of faith schools.
  • Organisations with a "religious ethos" employ around 200,000 people, 100,000 of them in faith schools.

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