(Austral) a public building in a small town, originally one used for adult education
noun 1. the experience gained from living, especially from disappointment and hard work, regarded as a means of education: The only school he ever attended was the school of hard knocks. school of hard knocks The practical experience of life, including hardship and disappointments. For example, A self-made man, he never went to college but […]
noun 1. (in Chinese philosophy) a Neo-Confucian school asserting the existence of transcendent universals, which form individual objects from a primal matter otherwise formless.
noun 1. (in Chinese philosophy) a Neo-Confucian school asserting the original unity of all things, to be grasped through the perfect attainment of jen.
noun 1. See under school1 (def 16). noun 1. an institution where instruction is given, especially to persons under college age: The children are at school. 2. an institution for instruction in a particular skill or field. 3. a college or university. 4. a regular course of meetings of a teacher or teachers and students […]