training school


Definition of training school

1 : a school preparing students for a particular occupation
2 : a correctional institution for the custody and reeducation of juvenile delinquents

Examples of training school in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The training school was the heart and soul of the community, Flen says, its bell ringing for everything from football victories to house fires to funerals. National Geographic, "," 16 Jan. 2020 Experts are worried that many of those wells could be near old landfills, airports, industrial sites and firefighting training schools where PFAS chemicals have been used or where they were disposed. Gregory B. Hladky,, "A Canton elementary school’s water supply is being tested after it could have been contaminated by chemical firefighting foam," 13 Nov. 2019 That’s often easier said than done, because many dog training schools don’t advertise their methods, and such training is not regulated—at least in the United States, says Zazie Todd, a dog trainer and animal psychology blogger. Eva Frederick, Science | AAAS, "Bad dog? Think twice before yelling, experts say," 6 Nov. 2019 His father enrolled him in diction and acting courses, and sent him to a top marionette training school in Czechoslovakia at age 16. Liz Alderman, New York Times, "The French Theaters Where the iPhone Is No Match for Guignol," 11 Nov. 2019 Connecticut needs statewide testing for hazardous PFAS chemicals at public water systems, many private wells, landfills, airports, firefighting training schools and industrial sites, according to a final task force report released Monday. Gregory B. Hladky,, "Task force recommends statewide testing of public water systems after hazardous firefighting foam spill," 4 Nov. 2019 Besides being a dog-training school, Universal K9 was also billed as a nonprofit foundation that donated dogs to police departments and has been featured on local and national media, including CBS News and the Express-News. Guillermo Contreras,, "Trial begins for owner of now shuttered San Antonio dog-training school," 8 Oct. 2019 American will ferry the last 24 of its MD-80 jets to a desert parking lot in Roswell, N.M. Two more will be donated to flight-training schools. Mary Schlangenstein,, "American Airlines says goodbye to the MD-80 as jet that was once 44% of fleet makes its last flight," 4 Sep. 2019 Two more will be donated to flight-training schools. Mary Schlangensteinbloomberg, Los Angeles Times, "Crews loved and hated the MD-80 jet. After 36 years, American Airlines says goodbye," 4 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of training school

1712, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Training school.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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