distributive education


noun

a special program of vocational education at the high-school level in which a student is employed part-time, receiving on-the-job training, and also attends classes, most of which pertain directly to the student's vocational field.

Nearby words

  1. distribution function,
  2. distributional,
  3. distributism,
  4. distributive,
  5. distributive bargaining,
  6. distributive law,
  7. distributive property,
  8. distributor,
  9. distributorship,
  10. district

Origin of distributive education

First recorded in 1945–50

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