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school
[skuːl]
noun
1. colegio (m) escuela (f) (for children) (up to 14) ; instituto (m) (from 14 to 18) ; escuela (f) academia (f) (of dance, languages etc) (private)
  • to go to school ir al colegio
  • I went to or was at school with him fuimos juntos al colegio
  • there is no school tomorrow mañana no hay colegio or clase
  • when does school start? ¿cuándo empiezan las clases?
  • school of art escuela (f) de bellas artes
  • of school age en edad escolar
  • school board consejo (m) escolar (británico)
  • school book libro (m) de texto (escolar)
  • school bus autobús (m) escolar
  • school day día (m) de colegio
  • school friend amigo(a) (sustantivo masculino o femenino) del colegio
  • school holidays vacaciones (f) escolares
  • school hours horas (f pl) de clase
  • school leaver = alumno que ha finalizado sus estudios
  • school uniform uniforme (m) escolar
  • school year año (m) escolar or académico
2. universidad (f) (college, university) (Estados Unidos)
3. facultad (f) (university department)
4. escuela (f) (of artists, thinkers)
  • school of thought corriente (f) or escuela de pensamiento
  • he's one of the old school (sentido figurado) es de la vieja escuela
transitive verb
5. educar (educate) ; instruir, adiestrar (train) (child, mind)
  • to school somebody in something instruir a alguien en algo
noun
1. banco (m) (of fish)
school [skuːl]
noun
1 (for children) (institution) escuela (f); colegio (m)
a boy who was in my class at school I took the kids for a picnic in the park after school there's a boy at school who's been bullying her
what did you learn at school today? ¿qué has aprendido hoy en el colegio?
to be at school asistir a la escuela
is Jimmy at school yet? where are the children? - at school we didn't learn that when I was at school
which school were you at? ¿a qué colegio fue?; we have to be at school by nine tenemos que estar en el colegio a las nueve; you weren't at school yesterday ayer faltaste a la clase
to go to school ir a la escuela
which school did you go to? ¿a qué colegio fue?
to leave school terminar el colegio
(lessons) clase (f)
after school después de clase; there's no school today hoy no hay clase; school starts again in September las clases empiezan de nuevo en septiembre
the whole school's going to hate you
2 (Univ) (faculty) facultad (f)
art school Facultad (f) de bellas artes
School of Languages departamento (m) de lenguas modernas
law school Facultad (f) de derecho
medical school Facultad (f) de medicina
(US) (university) universidad (f)
I went back to school at 35 a los 35 años volví a la universidad
3 (group of artists, writers, thinkers) escuela (f)
the Dutch school la escuela holandesa; Plato and his school Platón y su escuela; Platón y sus discípulos
the Chicago school of economists
4 (specialist) escuela (f)
a riding school near Chepstow the Kingsley School of English
school of art escuela (f) de bellas artes
school of dancing escuela (f) de baile
school of motoring autoescuela (f); escuela (f) de manejo; (LAm)
school of music academia (f) de música; conservatorio (m)
5 (in expressions)
I am not of that school yo no soy de esa opinión; yo no pertenezco a esa escuela; I am not of the school that ... yo no soy de los que ...
I am not of the school that thinks all politicians are corrupt
of the old school de la vieja escuela
he is one of the old school who still believes in honour in public life an elderly gentleman of the old school
school of thought corriente (f) de opinión
school of [hard] knocks/school of [life] I served my apprenticeship in the school of hard knocks/life
transitive verb
[+horse] amaestrar
She bought him as a colt and schooled him
[+person] educar; instruir
She's been schooling her kids herself
[+reaction, voice etc] dominar
he has been well schooled ha recibido una buena educación
to be schooled in sth older generations were heavily schooled in the classics the intense, detached curiosity of a man long schooled in disaster like a patient country doctor schooled in platitudes
to school sb in sth educar or instruir a algn en algo
Many mothers schooled their daughters in the myth of female inferiority
to school sb to do sth preparar a algn para hacer algo
He is schooled to spot trouble
to school o.s. instruirse; to school o.s. in patience aprender a tener paciencia
to school o.s. in sth
modifier
school age (n) edad (f) escolar
school-age child niño (m) en edad escolar
school attendance (n) asistencia (f) a la escuela
school attendance officer inspector de educación encargado de problemas relacionados con la falta de asistencia o el bajo rendimiento de los alumnos
school bus (n) autobús (m) escolar
school dinner (n) comida (f) escolar; comida (f) de colegio
I usually take sandwiches to school, but my friend has school dinners
school doctor (n) médico (m) de escuela
school fees (n) matrícula (f) (escolar)
school friend (n) amigoaamiga (m) (f) de clase;a amiga
school holidays (n) vacaciones (f) escolares
school hours (n)
during school hours durante las horas de clase
school inspector (n) inspectorainspectora (m) (f) de enseñanza;a inspectora
school leaver (n) persona (f) que termina la escuela
she joined the firm as a school-leaver We are the only country in Europe to guarantee a training place to every 16 and 17-year-old school-leaver who wants one
school life (n) vida (f) escolar
school lunch (n) comida (f) escolar; comida (f) de colegio
to take school lunches comer or almorzar en la escuela
school meal (n) comida (f) provista por la escuela
school outing (n)
to go on a school outing to the zoo ir de visita al zoo con el colegio
school playground (n) (Britain) patio (m) (de recreo)
school report (n) boletín (m) escolar
school time (n)
school hours See culture box in entry school.
school trip (n)
school outing See culture box in entry school.
school uniform (n) uniforme (m) escolar
school yard (n) (US)
school playground See culture box in entry school.
school year (n) año (m) escolar
school [skuːl]
noun
[of fish, dolphins, whales] banco (m)
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