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special school

noun

Simple Definition of special school

  • : a school for children who have physical or mental problems

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of special school

  1. :  a school for children who have physical or mental problems

Word by Word Definitions

specialplay
  1. :  distinguished by some unusual quality

    :  being in some way superior

    :  held in particular esteem

  1. :  one that is used for a special service or occasion

    :  something (as a television program) that is not part of a regular series

    :  a featured dish at a restaurant

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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