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industrial school

noun
1.
a school for teaching one or more branches of industry; trade or vocational school.
2.
a school for educating neglected children or juvenile delinquents committed to its care and training them to some form of industry.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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Examples for industrial school
  • The setting is a youths' industrial school during the war, which also features programs in cultural training.
Encyclopedia Article for industrial school

correctional institution for the treatment, training, and social rehabilitation of young offenders.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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