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schooling

[ skoo-ling ]
/ ˈsku lɪŋ /
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noun

the process of being taught in a school.
instruction, education, or training, especially when received in a school.
the act of teaching.
Archaic. a reprimand.

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Origin of schooling

First recorded in 1400–50, schooling is from the late Middle English word scoling.See school1, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM schooling

non·school·ing, nounself-schooling, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for schooling

schooling
/ (ˈskuːlɪŋ) /

noun

education, esp when received at school
the process of teaching or being taught in a school
the training of an animal, esp of a horse for dressage
an archaic word for reprimand
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