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state school

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Education
state schoolˈstate ˌschool noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 SE British English a British school which receives money from the government and provides free educationpublic school2 American English informal a college or university that receives money from the US state it is in, to help pay its costs
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state schoolHer language may be a bit highbrow, but it strikes a chord with many of Britain's state school heads.Justice says they should be allowed to attend the state school.
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