grant-maintained

grant-maintained
grantˈ-maintained adjective
(of a school, etc) funded by central and not local government, and self-governing (abbrev GM)
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grant-maintained UK [ˌɡrɑːnt meɪnˈteɪnd] US [ˌɡrænt meɪnˈteɪnd] adjective
in the UK, a grant-maintained school receives money from the government to manage itself directly and is not paid for by a local authority (=local government)
Thesaurus: words used to describe schools and collegeshyponym

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ˌgrant-mainˈtained [grant-maintained] adjective (abbr. GM)
(of a school in Britain) receiving financial support from central government rather than local government

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