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school 1

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

noun

  • 1 countable or uncountable 1.1 (in primary, secondary education) to go to school
    ir al colegio or a la escuela
    are you still at o (American English) 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 (American English)
    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]
    se acabaron las clases
    se acabó el cole [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 noun) (uniform/rules/yard)
    del colegio
    (bus/inspector)
    escolar
    children of school age school attendance
    asistencia (feminine) al colegio
    school fees
    (cuotas que se pagan en un colegio particular)
    colegiatura (feminine) (Mexico)
    school vacations o (British English) holidays school hours
    horas (feminine plural) de colegio
    school life
    vida (feminine) escolar
    school lunch o dinner (British English) school playground (British English)
    patio (masculine) del colegio
    school report (British English)
    boletín (masculine) or (Mexico) boleta (feminine) de calificaciones or notas
    Example sentences
    • At school he excelled at all sports, becoming captain of athletics and representing his school in the public schools championships.
    • At school, if your teacher had told the class that one kid was going to be famous, how many kids would have said it would be you?
    • When I was in school, I used to do impressions of my friends at school and stuff like that.
    Example sentences
    • We didn't begin with a project for a house or a school or an office building.
    • It looks at facilities like schools, office buildings and factories, and the chemicals likely to be in them.
    • They found rates 50 per cent higher than levels established for American schools and public buildings.
    1.2 (college, university)
    (American English)
    universidad (feminine)
    where did you go to school?
    ¿en qué universidad estudiaste?
    ¿a qué universidad fuiste?
    Example sentences
    • It was therefore out of necessity that we were all drafted into the school's varsity basketball team.
    • That's so sad for Scott because he plays tennis all his life and he's a varsity player of their school.
    • Many successful people who couldn't afford Ivy League schools graduated from city and state colleges.
    1.3 (department) he graduated from law/medical school
    se licenció en derecho/medicina
    se recibió de abogado/médico (Latin America)
    the School of Law/Dentistry
    la Facultad or (in Chile also) la Escuela de Derecho/Odontología
    Example sentences
    • Optometry courses lasting three years are taught in eight university departments and schools in the UK.
    • In order to acquire the funding to expand departments, art schools and universities had to meet the formal requirements attached to the bill.
    • Collaborations with other departments or schools at the university also help students explore alternatives.
  • 2 countable or uncountable 2.1 (other training establishment) driving school
    academia (feminine) or escuela (feminine) de conductores or de choferes (Latin America)
    autoescuela (feminine)
    escuela (feminine) de manejo (Mexico)
    language school
    academia (feminine) or escuela (feminine) de idiomas
    Example sentences
    • It is set in a dancing school, which opens with a scene of disarray (music and chairs scattered around).
    • In this latter regard I am not sure that it is the role of design schools to produce design critics and design writers as much as it is to explore and engender critical practices.
    • Art schools trained applied artists to create commercial art and decorative furnishings but offered no training in new technologies.
    2.2 (source of experience) the school of life
  • 3 countable (tendency, group) 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
    Example sentences
    • Furthermore, particular schools of artists and artistic movements are also separate markets.
    • The hanging schemes did not accentuate the unique character of individual artists and schools.
    • At the same time, a school of white jazz grew up in New York, led by Red Nichols, the Dorsey brothers Tommy and Jimmy, and others.
    Example sentences
    • My poetic revelation occurred in the last stages of modernism, when the various schools of the avant-garde were beginning to appear in Latin America.
    • For fans of old and new school metal this is a great mix to have cranked up in your car stereo.
    • Dvorak himself deliberately failed to initiate an American school of music.

transitive verb

  • (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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school 2
American English: /skul/
British English: /skuːl/

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