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trade school

  1. a high school giving instruction chiefly in the skilled trades.
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Origin of trade school

First recorded in 1885–90
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Historical Examples of trade school

  • In the first place, there are really three schools at Tuskegee—a day-school, a night-school, and a trade-school.

    Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements


British Dictionary definitions for trade school

trade school

  1. a school or teaching unit organized by an industry or large company to provide trade training, apprentice education, and similar courses
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