private school

noun

Definition of private school

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

1665

First Known Use of private school

1665


PRIVATE SCHOOL Defined for English Language Learners

private school

noun

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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