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escola sf  (lugar para a instrução)school nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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school n (place for instruction)  (lugar para instrução)escola sf
 Everyone must go to school as a child.
 Todos devem ir à escola quando crianças.
school n (to sixth year)  (até sexta série)escola sf
  colégio sm
 She goes to the local primary school.
 Ela frequenta a escola primária local.
school n (for adolescents)  (para adolescentes)escola sf
  colégio sm
 I took two years of Spanish in school.
 Aprendi espanhol na escola por dois anos.
school n (painting)  (pintura)escola sf
 The Florentine School was founded by Giotto.
school n (student body)  (corpo estudantil)escola sf
  corpo discente loc sm
 The whole school was outraged when the headmaster was fired.
school n (followers)  (afiliados, seguidores)escola sf
 As a philosopher, she is part of the school of Platonism.
school n (building)  (edifício)escola sf
 This school was built in 1956.
academy n (high school, secondary school)escola sf
  colégio sm
schoolhouse n (building used as a school)  (prédio)escola sf
school n (conventions)  (convenções)velha escola loc sf
 He belongs to the old school when it comes to manners.
coed n US, abbr (female student)aluna de escola mista loc sf
preschool n (nursery school)  (escola maternal)pré-escola sf
schoolmaster n (male teacher)  (de instrução primária)professor sm
   (desusado)mestre-escola sm
playgroup n (preschool, nursery school)escola maternal loc sf
playschool n (preschool, nursery school)escola maternal loc sf
poly n UK, abbr (polytechnic university)  (INGL, abreviatura de)escola politécnica loc sf
schoolmate n (fellow pupil)colega de escola loc smf
prekindergarten n US (preschool)pré-escola sf
acting school n (drama school, stage school)escola de teatro loc sf
art school n (institution specialized in teaching art)escola de arte loc sf
 He wants to study illustration, so he will attend art school in the fall.
at school adv (attending classes)  (assistindo aulas)na escola loc adv
 Sara isn't home right now; she's at school.
at school adv US (at university)  (na universidade)na escola loc adv
charm school n (finishing school, institution that teaches etiquette)  (onde se ensina etiqueta e boas maneiras)escola de etiqueta loc sf
graduate school n US (institution for postgraduate studies)escola de pós-graduação loc sf
 What do you intend to do after finishing graduate school?
grammar school
grammar-school
n
UK (secondary school with academic bias)escola de ensino médio, de 2o. grau loc sf
Note: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 I attended the grammar school for seven years before going on to university.
grammar school
grammar-school
n
US (primary, elementary school; first 6 to 8 years education)escola primária, de ensino fundamental loc sf
 She learned to play the trumpet while she was still in grammar school.
high school student
high-school student
n
(pupil of a secondary school)estudante de escola secundária, de ensino médio loc smf
Note: hyphen required
 I started studying Spanish (and dating girls) when I was a high school student.
music school n (college where music is studied)escola de música loc sf
naval school n (training institution for the navy)escola da marinha, colégio naval loc sm
night school n (adult evening classes)escola noturna loc sf
 I am learning Russian at night school every Thursday evening.
after school adv (when school day is over)depois da escola loc adv
charter school n US (publicly funded autonomous school)  (EUA: escola pública autônoma )escola charter loc sf
 Many charter schools have a better curriculum than public schools.
comprehensive school n UK (secondary education institution)  (INGL, escola pública)escola secundária loc sf
elementary school n US (primary school)escola primária loc sf
  escola elementar loc sf
 Children usually start elementary school at five or six years old.
 My wife taught elementary school.
Catholic school n (Roman Catholic educational establishment)escola católica loc sf
 His mother sent him to Catholic school as she was a devout Catholic.
cookery school n (place where cooking is taught)escola de culinária loc sf
  escola de gastronomia loc sf
 Many chefs train for their careers by going to cookery school.
elementary school teacher n US ([sb] who teaches in a primary school)professor de escola primária loc sm
 Ms. Talton is an excellent elementary school teacher.
alma mater escola, colégio ou faculdade onde alguém estudou e formou-se
business school escola de negócios
grade school escola primária
junior college   (Brasil: correspondência relativa)curso pós-médio
   (Portugal)escola superior de educação
junior high school escola de ensino médio
old school antigo, das antigas
  velha escola
prep school escola preparatória
  colégio particular de ensino médio
preparatory school escola preparatória
  colégio particular de ensino médio
private school escola particular
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