nonschool

adjective

non·​school ˌnän-ˈskül How to pronounce nonschool (audio)
: not of, relating to, or being in school
during nonschool hours
nonschool athletics
Why should kids "have to" drop out of school because of nonschool problems?James M. Zimmerman

Examples of nonschool in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For comparison, there was a 4% decline of reports nationally from nonschool reporter sources. Sally Ho and Camille Fassett, Chron, 29 Mar. 2021 The Fair Labor Standards Act bars minors from working before 7 a.m. or after 7 p.m. on school nights, working more than three hours on a school day or more than eight hours on a nonschool day. Sarah Hauer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 20 Jan. 2020 Newtown High School and middle schools start at 8 a.m. and end at 2:32 p.m. and dealt with transportation issues and impacts on nonschool facilities. Mikaela Porter, Courant Community, 1 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonschool was in 1850

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“Nonschool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonschool. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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