There are 2 main translations of school in Spanish

: school1school2

school1

colegio, n.

Pronunciation /skuːl//skul/

noun

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    • 1.1(in primary, secondary education)

      colegio masculine
      escuela feminine
      (rules/uniform/yard) (before noun) del colegio
      (bus/inspector) escolar
      to go to school ir al colegio / a la escuela
      • are you still at / (US) in school? ¿todavía vas al colegio?
      • he began school in 1950 empezó el colegio en 1950
      • when he left school cuando terminó el colegio
      • when do the children go back to school? ¿cuándo empiezan las clases?
      • he teaches school es maestro
      • I had to read it out in front of the whole school tuve que leerlo delante de todo el colegio
      • school's out han terminado las clases
      • I'll see you after school te veo después de clase
      • (as punishment) I had to stay behind after school me tuve que quedar castigado después de clase
      • I missed school yesterday ayer falté a clase / al colegio
      • children of school age niños en edad escolar
      • school attendance asistencia al colegio
      • school fees colegiatura cuotas que se pagan en un colegio particular
      • school vacations / (British) holidays vacaciones escolares
      • school hours horas de colegio
      • school life vida escolar
      • school lunch / dinner comida escolar
      • school playground patio del colegio
      • school report boletín de calificaciones / notas
      • English is the language of business, religion, and tourism and is the medium of instruction in schools.
      • Many homes and other buildings such as schools and offices have high levels of radon.
      • The running of a school relies on discipline and for any student to be querying instructions given to him is completely unacceptable.
      • English is the primary language of instruction in schools, and by the secondary level all students can read and write in basic English.
      • He huffed, as he crossed his arms, and leaned against the brick building of their school.
      • The government is trying to alleviate this problem by building accessible schools in rural areas.
      • Typically, in bilingual schools in Mexico, instruction is predominantly or exclusively in Spanish.
      • But when they approached the concerned officials they were told that money cannot be given for linking roads but money could be given for building schools.
      • Parents with children in school were identified from fifty schools chosen randomly from school lists at the state Ministry of Education.
      • We didn't begin with a project for a house or a school or an office building.
      • It looks at facilities like schools, office buildings and factories, and the chemicals likely to be in them.
      • When the building was a school - a quarter of a century ago - there were probably fewer houses in this corner of the village.
      • The company also put men to work guarding the sanctuary against poachers and building schools for the children to meet another local need.
      • Many of these children are not in school, and many others are in schools of extremely low quality.
      • Her house is four blocks from her office, and she can drop off her kids at school before work, because their schools are less than a mile away.
      • In it he argued that instruction in Catholic schools could be like that in the lycées, whose curriculum was grounded in that of the Jesuits.
      • In school, one of these many boundaries will be the legitimacy of academic knowledge.
      • For example, there was more corporal discipline in all the schools back then, less medical care for the average family, poorer housing in general and so on.
      • Delayed maintenance or insufficient maintenance are also associated with moisture problems in schools and large buildings.
      • Rekka also noticed in the flash of lighting that the building was the school.
      • They accomplish real stuff, like building schools in Guatemala.
      • They found rates 50 per cent higher than levels established for American schools and public buildings.
      • Students in schools with harsh discipline, such as zero-tolerance policies, reported lower school connectedness.
      • Sales should generate $1 million, half of which will go toward building 20 new schools in Cambodia.
      • English is the language of instruction in secondary schools and institutions of higher learning.
      • Let's stop wasting money and put it to better use building schools, hospitals and productive enterprises that will lift our people out of degrading poverty.
      • He also points out that although schools must meet the building code standards for air quality, that doesn't necessarily mean today's codes.
      • This will make the building of new schools necessary - an additional cost.
      • The President's talk about accountability is tied to the idea that schools should be run more like businesses.
      • When I was in school, I used to do impressions of my friends at school and stuff like that.
      • At school, the most she ever spoke was to the teacher, and that was rarely ever.
      • Posters and other displays were also placed throughout the school to educate students.
      • The school consists of three buildings in a horseshoe layout with each building having three stories.
      • At school, if your teacher had told the class that one kid was going to be famous, how many kids would have said it would be you?
      • She was no longer at school only because the school in her district stopped at age ten.
      • In school, I learned many wondrous things about science that amazed me.
      • The diabetic nurse visited the school to educate firstly the teachers and secondly the classmates.
      • I asked him how the villages paid for their half of building and supporting a school.
      • At school after playtime, the teacher asked the kids what they had been doing.
      • At school he excelled at all sports, becoming captain of athletics and representing his school in the public schools championships.

    • 1.2US (college, university)

      universidad feminine
      where did you go to school? ¿en qué universidad estudiaste?
      • It was therefore out of necessity that we were all drafted into the school's varsity basketball team.
      • Because of the tension in my undergrad experience, I am looking for a grad school that is a better fit.
      • I am receiving my Ph.D. from one of the best schools in my discipline.
      • Many successful people who couldn't afford Ivy League schools graduated from city and state colleges.
      • I don't know other schools offering this kind of work at an undergraduate level.
      • The acceptance rates for Ivy League schools range from 10 to 31 percent, which are relatively low.
      • Timely deposits must be made and official transcripts forwarded from undergraduate schools.
      • He has been invited to teach at Harvard, UC Berkeley, and Yale, among other schools.
      • The idea that this nonsense is seeping off the Internet to schools and other places of a professional nature alarms me in a way most alarming.
      • How much of that are you going to risk on your knowledge of Ivy League schools?
      • That's so sad for Scott because he plays tennis all his life and he's a varsity player of their school.
      • I think schools like this do the best job of providing an undergraduate education in the world.
      • He was an athlete and played on the varsity football team for our school.
      • Harvard is one of the prestigious schools in the U.S. and all around the world.
      • Some schools have resorted to filling chairs with professors who hold doctorates in other fields.

    • 1.3(department)

      facultad feminine
      he graduated from law/medical school se licenció en derecho/medicina
      • the School of Law/Dentistry la Facultad de Derecho/Odontología
      • He gives frequent lectures at law schools and universities.
      • Universities retain the right, under enterprise bargaining agreements, to do away with disciplines, groups of disciplines, indeed entire schools.
      • Optometry courses lasting three years are taught in eight university departments and schools in the UK.
      • She studied at various art schools in New York, then at Yale University under Josef Albers, graduating in 1959.
      • After World War II, however, journalism schools multiplied, developing on a large scale in the state universities.
      • In order to acquire the funding to expand departments, art schools and universities had to meet the formal requirements attached to the bill.
      • Collaborations with other departments or schools at the university also help students explore alternatives.
      • Perhaps the most important is the kind of cultural sea change under way on the campuses of business schools.
      • There are colleges and schools located in religiously affiliated universities and those in secular institutions.
      • Universities and their medical schools are developing proactive policies to streamline their research portfolios and to concentrate on existing areas of strength.
      • Julie is a student nurse about to graduate from a university school of nursing.

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    • 2.1(other training establishment)

      academia feminine
      escuela feminine
      driving school academia de conductores feminine
      • language school escuela de idiomas
      • His notions on strategy are more widely disseminated than ever and are preached at business schools and in seminars around the globe.
      • It is set in a dancing school, which opens with a scene of disarray (music and chairs scattered around).
      • Often, local employment law firms or business schools offer relevant seminars.
      • In this latter regard I am not sure that it is the role of design schools to produce design critics and design writers as much as it is to explore and engender critical practices.
      • He often travels to industry events and client meetings, and is a popular guest lecturer at several business schools.
      • Art schools trained applied artists to create commercial art and decorative furnishings but offered no training in new technologies.

    • 2.2(source of experience)

      the school of life la escuela de la vida

  • 3

    (tendency, group)
    escuela feminine
    the Dutch/Impressionist/Marxist school la escuela holandesa/impresionista/marxista
    • This reminds me of the yay-boo school of journalism, as perfected by my father.
    • Different epistemological and philosophical schools have different positions and valuations about intuition and the knowledge it offers.
    • Its ideas and methods proved enormously influential on many different schools of 20th-century art.
    • The hanging schemes did not accentuate the unique character of individual artists and schools.
    • However it is within the Labor Party, and not the Liberal Party, that adherents of such a school are to be found.
    • Britain maybe isn't the best example to pick, as the logician school of thinking is very much an Anglo-American creation.
    • My poetic revelation occurred in the last stages of modernism, when the various schools of the avant-garde were beginning to appear in Latin America.
    • This is the sweep-it-under-the-rug school of planetary stewardship in which Canada is a world leader.
    • For a while, it constituted the lynchpin of the Mertonian school of the sociology of science.
    • Dvorak himself deliberately failed to initiate an American school of music.
    • At the same time, a school of white jazz grew up in New York, led by Red Nichols, the Dorsey brothers Tommy and Jimmy, and others.
    • These realisations are as old as Keynes, and have a heritage in the Austrian school of economics as well.
    • Furthermore, particular schools of artists and artistic movements are also separate markets.
    • The paranoid school of economic history is again at work right before our eyes.
    • The content is of value across disciplines and not inconsistent with any of the major philosophical and theoretical schools of therapy.
    • Through most schools of Greek philosophy, this term was used to designate a rational, intelligent and thus vivifying principle of the universe.
    • If there was a rising school of English composers, he was a factor in producing it.
    • Not surprisingly, Weber was deeply influenced by the Austrian school of economics.
    • The older school of novelists were not, however, sure that they altogether liked the new orderliness about such things.
    • For fans of old and new school metal this is a great mix to have cranked up in your car stereo.

transitive verb

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    (animal) adiestrar
    (person) instruir
    (person) capacitar
    he was schooled in the art of conversation dominaba el arte de la conversación
    • he had been well schooled in Latin and Greek le habían impartido sólidos conocimientos de latín y griego

There are 2 main translations of school in Spanish

: school1school2

school2

cardumen, n.

Pronunciation /skuːl//skul/

noun

  • 1

    (of fish) cardumen masculine
    (of fish) banco masculine
    (of dolphins, whales) grupo masculine
    • A school of males is far more boisterous, and the most dangerous to encounter.
    • She saw a school of orange and yellow fish swim past her; Joanna felt elated and blissful.
    • The area was swarming with people the way a school of fish in a net would flop about.
    • Sean shrieked at a school of drowsing fish who promptly scattered to deeper waters.
    • A school of menominee swam by and I tried to drop the spear on them but they moved out of its way.
    • At the river's edge, a school of small, dark fish darts away as a shadow crosses the water.
    • The water was so clear that a school of fish could be seen swimming against the current, upriver.
    • Inside her cluttered mind memories swam like a skittish school of fish.
    • The stones at the bottom were covered in green and brown slime and a school of small fish swam past them, startled.
    • Obedience to the instincts of its kind is also helpful, as when an entire school of fish moves as one to avoid disaster.
    • All he saw was lots of blue water, and an occasional school of fish here and there.
    • The thought of coral reefs conjures images of brightly coloured shoals and huge schools of exotic fish.
    • It didn't take long for the fools to scatter out like a crazy school of fish.
    • A bird helps the old man locate a large albacore tuna, which is a straggler from a larger school of fish.
    • Shy leaves hide under their brethren as the icy chill dives and chases each one like a predator feasting on a school of fish.
    • A school of porpoises came alongside the boat for a visit.
    • The two men stood for a bit more at the railing and watched as a school of dolphins raced parallel to the moving freighter.
    • He saw ‘some small fish to skip, and play upon the surface of the water’ which turned out to be a school of pilchards.
    • After finally loading up the ship with enough equipment to haul in a school of Chilean sea bass we set sail.
    • Because of the blaring white light, it seemed to shimmer like a school of fish on a sunny day.