There are 2 translations of school in Spanish:

school1

Pronunciation: /skuːl/

n

  • 1 c u 1.1 (in primary, secondary education) colegio (m), escuela (f) to go to school ir* al colegio or a la escuela are you still at o (AmE) in school? ¿todavía vas al colegio? he began school in 1950 empezó el colegio en 1950 when he left school cuando terminó el colegio when do the children go back to school? ¿cuándo empiezan las clases?, ¿cuándo vuelven los niños al colegio? he teaches school (AmE) es maestro I had to read it out in front of the whole school tuve que leerlo delante de todo el colegio school's out [colloquial/familiar] se acabaron las clases, se acabó el cole [familiar/colloquial] I'll see you after school te veo después de clase I had to stay behind after school (as punishment) me tuve que quedar castigado después de clase I missed school yesterday ayer falté a clase or al colegio (before n) [uniform/rules/yard] del colegio; [bus/inspector] escolar children of school age niños (mpl) en edad escolar school attendance asistencia (f) al colegio school board (in (US) ) consejo (m) escolar school district (in (US) ) distrito (m) escolar school feescuotas que se pagan en un colegio particular colegiatura (f) (Méx) school vacations o (BrE) holidays vacaciones (fpl) escolares school hours horas (fpl) de colegio school life vida (f) escolar school lunch o dinner (BrE) comida (f) escolar school outing excursión (f) del colegio school playground (BrE) patio (m) del colegio school report (BrE) boletín (m) or (Méx) boleta (f) de calificaciones or notas school trip excursión (f) del colegio school year año (m) escolar or lectivo 1.2 (college, university) (AmE) universidad (f) where did you go to school? ¿en qué universidad estudiaste?, ¿a qué universidad fuiste? 1.3 (department) facultad (f) he graduated from law/medical school se licenció en derecho/medicina, se recibió de abogado/médico (AmL) the School of Law/Dentistry la Facultad or (Chi tb) la Escuela de Derecho/Odontología
  • 3 c (tendency, group) escuela (f) the Dutch/Impressionist/Marxist school la escuela holandesa/impresionista/marxista there are several schools of thought on this issue sobre este tema hay varias corrientes de opinión a politician of the old school un político de la vieja escuela or de la vieja guardia

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 2 translations of school in Spanish:

school2

vt

  • [animal] adiestrar; [person] instruir*; (train) capacitar he was schooled in the art of conversation dominaba el arte de la conversación he had been well schooled in Latin and Greek le habían impartido sólidos conocimientos de latín y griego [formal]

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Word of the day anteojeras
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Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.