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The school or university day

after-school

adjective

happening after school, in the afternoon

assembly

noun

a regular meeting of students and teachers in a school

break

noun

a period of time between lessons when students and teachers can eat, rest, or play. The American word is recess

class

noun

a period of time during which a group of students is taught together

free period

noun

a part of the school day when a student or teacher does not have a lesson

half-day

noun

a day when you work or go to school only in the morning or the afternoon

lesson

noun

a period of time in which students are taught about a subject in school. The usual American word is class

lights-out

noun

the time at night when people in a school, camp, prison or other institution must turn off the lights and go to sleep

period

noun

a division in a school day when a particular subject is taught

playtime

noun

a period of time at school when children can play outside. The usual American word is recess.

recess

noun

a period between school lessons when students can eat, rest, or play. The British word is break.

school

noun

the time that children spend at school during a day

schoolday

noun

a day of the week when students have to go to school

school night

noun

the night before a day that students must go to school

study hall

noun

a period during the school day when students study quietly without being taught

timetable

noun

a list of the times of lessons or courses at a school, college, or university. The usual American word is schedule.

timetable

verb

to plan the times of lessons or courses at a school, college, or university

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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