pub´lic-school´


pub´lic-school´
1. U.S. a free school maintained by taxes, especially an elementary or secondary school: »

The chances of a private school graduate's making Who's Who are 6 to 1 over the public school man (Newsweek).

2. British. an endowed private boarding school preparing students for university study or government service.
pub´lic-school´, adjective.
Usage See private school for usage note. (Cf.private school)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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