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day school

noun
1.
a school open for instruction on weekdays only, usually from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
2.
a school conducted in the daytime (distinguished from night school).
3.
a private school for pupils living outside the school (distinguished from boarding school).
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85
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  • Finally, you need to be willing to work collaboratively with parents, who are an important part of life at a day school.
  • Writer thinks she enjoyed an advantage over boarding-school pupils in their well-organized and friendly day school.
  • The dropout prevention program has two components: an alternative day school and a credit recovery program.
British Dictionary definitions for day school

day school

noun
1.
a private school taking day students only Compare boarding school
2.
a school giving instruction during the daytime Compare night school
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