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public school

public school

 
pronunciation:
puh blihk skul
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in the US, an elementary or secondary school that is part of a system of free schools supported by public taxes and supervised by local officials.
definition 2: in the UK, a private boarding school that prepares students for university entrance.
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  education, school