private school

noun
|Updated on: 9 Jul 2018

Definition of private school

: a school that is established, conducted, and primarily supported by a nongovernmental agency

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PRIVATE SCHOOL Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of private school for English Language Learners

  • : a school that does not get money from the government and that is run by a group of private individuals


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