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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Instruction or training given at school.
  • n. Education obtained through experience or exposure: Her tumultuous childhood was a unique schooling.
  • n. The training of a horse or a horse and rider in equitation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. training or instruction
  • n. education
  • n. the training of a horse at dressage
  • v. Present participle of school.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Instruction in school; tuition; education in an institution of learning; act of teaching.
  • n. Discipline; reproof; reprimand.
  • n. Compensation for instruction; price or reward paid to an instructor for teaching pupils.
  • adj. Collecting or running in schools or shoals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Instruction in school; tuition.
  • n. Compensation for instruction; price paid to an instructor for teaching pupils.
  • n. Reproof; reprimand.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of teaching at school
  • n. the process of being formally educated at a school
  • n. the training of an animal (especially the training of a horse for dressage)


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