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British English: /skuːl/
American English: /skul/

Translation of school in French:


  • 1 (School) at school
    à l'école
    to go to/start/leave school
    aller à/commencer/quitter l'école
    to send somebody to school
    envoyer quelqu'un à l'école
    the whole school was there
    toute l'école était là
    used in schools
    utilisé à l'école
    broadcasts for schools
    émissions scolaires
    before/after school
    avant/après l'école or la classe
    school starts/finishes/restarts
    les cours commencent/finissent/reprennent
    no school today
    pas de classe aujourd'hui
    a school for the blind/gifted
    une école pour aveugles/surdoués
    before n (gen) (holiday, outing, life, uniform, year)
    (of particular school) (canteen, library, minibus, playground, register)
    de l'école
  • 2 (college) (of music, education etc) to go to medical/law school
    faire des études de médecine/droit

transitive verb

  • 1 (educate) See examples: to school somebody in something
    enseigner quelque chose à quelqu'un
    (art, trick, ways)

reflexive verb

  • to school oneself in
    (patience, prudence)


of the old school

de la vieille école

to go to the school of hard knocks

aller à l'école de la vie

to grow up/learn something in a hard school

grandir/apprendre quelque chose à dure école

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