trade school

noun
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of trade school

:a secondary school teaching the skilled trades

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First Known Use of trade school

1829


TRADE SCHOOL Defined for English Language Learners

trade school

noun

Definition of trade school for English Language Learners

  • : a school in which people learn how to do a job that requires special skills


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