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homeschool

or home-school

[ hohm-skool ]
/ ˈhoʊmˌskul /
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verb (used with object)

to teach (one's children) at home instead of sending them to school.

verb (used without object)

to educate one's children at home.

noun

a school set up in the home.

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Origin of homeschool

First recorded in 1770–80 for def. 3 and in 1980–85 for current senses; home + school1

OTHER WORDS FROM homeschool

homeschooler, noun
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How to use homeschool in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for homeschool

home-school

verb

to teach one's child at home instead of sending him or her to school

adjective

  1. being educated at home rather than in schoolhome-school kids
  2. relating to the education of children in their own homes instead of in schoolhome-school parents
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