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night school

noun

Simple Definition of night school

  • : high school or college classes that are taught at night for people who work during the day

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of night school

  1. :  high school or college classes that are taught at night for people who work during the day

Word by Word Definitions

nightplay
  1. :  the time from dusk to dawn when no sunlight is visible

    :  an evening or night taken as an occasion or point of time

    :  an evening set aside for a particular purpose

  1. :  of, relating to, or associated with the night

    :  intended for use at night

    :  existing, occurring, or functioning at night

schoolplay
  1. : :  an organization that provides instruction: as

    :  an institution for the teaching of children

    :  college, university

  1. :  to teach or drill in a specific knowledge or skill

    :  to discipline or habituate to something

    :  to educate in an institution of learning

  1. :  a large number of fish or aquatic animals of one kind swimming together

  1. :  to swim or feed in a school


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