night school

night school
noun
a school that holds classes in the evenings for students who cannot attend during the day
Ant: ↑day school
Hypernyms: ↑school

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noun
: school held in the evening; specifically : a course offered (as by a university or high school) for people in working life and often stressing vocational training and recreational activities as well as general education — compare adult education

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a school held in the evening, esp. for working adults and others who are unable to attend school during the day. Also called evening school.
[1520-30]

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night school noun
Classes held at night for people who have left school, esp for those at work during the day
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Main Entry:night

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night school UK US noun [uncountable]
classes in the evening for people who work during the day
Thesaurus: courses of studyhyponym

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night school,
a school held in the evening, especially for persons who work during the day: »

Traditionally, night schools…emphasized elementary education, high-school completion, and citizenship training (Leland P. Bradford).

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n. an institution providing evening classes for those working during the day

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noun [noncount]
: high school or college classes that are taught at night for people who work during the day

You could go to night school and earn a degree.

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ˈnight school [night school night schools] noun uncountable, countable (old-fashioned)
classes for adults, held in the evening

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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