approved school


noun

(in Britain) a government school for delinquent boys or girls.

Nearby words

  1. appropriation,
  2. approvable,
  3. approval,
  4. approve,
  5. approved,
  6. approved social worker,
  7. approver,
  8. approving,
  9. approx.,
  10. approximal

Origin of approved school

First recorded in 1930–35

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British Dictionary definitions for approved school

approved school

noun

(in Britain) a former name for community home
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