private school


noun

a school founded, conducted, and maintained by a private group rather than by the government, usually charging tuition and often following a particular philosophy, viewpoint, etc.

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Origin of private school

First recorded in 1820–30
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private school

noun

a school under the financial and managerial control of a private body or charitable trust, accepting mostly fee-paying pupils
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