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trade school

noun
1.
a high school giving instruction chiefly in the skilled trades.
Origin of trade school
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90
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  • The least popular form of secondary education in Bulgaria is the vocational-technical school, which is a form of trade school.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • In the trade school the pupil whom we are following may decide to be a milliner.

    The Women of Tomorrow William Hard
  • The surplus revenues of Sexey's estate support a local trade school.

    Somerset G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
  • The technical school has, however, a distinct field; and its province is not to be confounded with that of the trade school.

  • There is also a manual training department attached to the provincial school, or a trade school.

  • The higher education of women has been, in economic effect, a trade school for training women for the trade of teacher.

    The Women of Tomorrow William Hard
  • The organizing of a girls' trade school in any given locality necessitates the meeting of many problems of a serious nature.

    The Making of a Trade School Mary Schenck Woolman
  • A trade school cannot afford to be an amateur supported by a philanthropic public, but must have a recognized business standard.

    The Making of a Trade School Mary Schenck Woolman
  • An important question that is always before a trade school is the effect the instruction may have on the working people.

    The Making of a Trade School Mary Schenck Woolman
British Dictionary definitions for trade school

trade school

noun
1.
a school or teaching unit organized by an industry or large company to provide trade training, apprentice education, and similar courses
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