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homeschool

[hohm-skool] /ˈhoʊmˌskul/
verb (used with object)
1.
to teach (one's children) at home instead of sending them to school.
verb (used without object)
2.
to educate one's children at home.
noun
3.
a school set up in the home.
Also, home-school.
Related forms
homeschooler, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for home-schooler

home-schooler

noun
1.
a child who is educated at home, esp by his or her parents
2.
a parent who educates a child at home
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Word Origin and History for home-schooler

homeschool

v.

by 1989 (implied in homeschooling), from home (n.) + school (v.). Related: Homeschooled.

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