state school

state school
state schools
A state school is a school that is controlled and funded by the government or a local authority, and which children can attend without having to pay. [BRIT]
(in AM, use public school)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • state school — noun One controlled by a public authority, and financed by taxation • • • Main Entry: ↑state …   Useful english dictionary

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  • state school — n (in Britain) a school that offers free education and receives money from a Local Education Authority or directly from the government. Most schools in Britain are state schools. Some church schools also receive money from the government and… …   Universalium

  • state school — (British) public school, school which is under the supervision of the state …   English contemporary dictionary

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