Definition of schooling in English:

schooling

noun

  • 1Education received at school.

    ‘his parents paid for his schooling’
    • ‘The teenagers continued their schooling by correspondence.’
    • ‘It is not a coincidence that these populations are the ones with the least amount of formal schooling or secondary education.’
    • ‘Those with the diagnosis were more likely to be older, have a grade school education (completed schooling to age 12), and be unmarried in mid-life.’
    • ‘When the market came tumbling down in October 1929 Moishe was there to see it; he later thought this an education unlike anything he had received in his formal schooling.’
    • ‘Although, on average, students would receive fewer years of formal schooling, this would not translate into less educated students, for the time spent in school would be used far more efficiently.’
    • ‘Worst of all, many schoolchildren have to face dropping out after primary schooling because secondary education is not free.’
    • ‘She had internalized the national development messages of schooling, and often replicated them in her own speech.’
    • ‘The schooling received is generally very poor.’
    • ‘Traditionally, there has been a fee for primary and lower secondary schooling; thereafter, education is free.’
    • ‘This will lead to more private schooling and fewer state schools.’
    • ‘Stay strong, don't give up on your dreams, and never let your schooling interfere with your education.’
    • ‘I learnt that he had come to the United States as a Jewish refugee from Germany, at the age of 14, to have his schooling and university education in New England.’
    • ‘Only those who had received some schooling and retained contact with literate family members in Ireland met these conditions; the poorest emigrants clearly did not.’
    • ‘Learning is respected, and education past secondary schooling is highly valued, in part as a route to high-paying occupations.’
    • ‘He received little formal schooling, but he was bright, energetic, and literate.’
    • ‘It is quite clear that teachers, education and schooling have received a raw deal from popular cinema, which tends toward the negative and derogatory in its representations.’
    • ‘Educational neglect occurs when a child is allowed to engage in chronic truancy, or is of mandatory school age but not receiving schooling.’
    • ‘The cause of the Claimant's lack of schooling or education during the autumn of 2001 is more complex to ascertain.’
    • ‘Through high school my schooling was in Catholic Schools.’
    • ‘Today, most children begin school at age seven or eight and receive some schooling for at least several years.’
    education, teaching, tuition, instruction, tutoring, tutelage, pedagogy, andragogy
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  • 2Riding
    The training of a horse on the flat or over fences.

    [as modifier] ‘schooling fences’
    • ‘Some riders brought their own horses to schooling shows from home, but Kate lived in the city so she didn't have a horse of her own.’
    • ‘The equestrian centre, which has a capacity of 7 horses, has enabled them to develop that part of their business devoted to the breaking and schooling of horses.’
    • ‘Katy had two horses, a retired schooling mare and a dressage-trained Arabian gelding.’
    training, coaching, instruction, drill, drilling, discipline, disciplining
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Pronunciation:

schooling

/ˈskuːlɪŋ/