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Words used to describe schools and colleges - thesaurus

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coed

adjective

including students of both sexes

collegiate

adjective

consisting of several colleges or parts

fee-paying

adjective

British a fee-paying school is one that you pay money to go to

grant-maintained

adjective

in the UK, a grant-maintained school receives money from the government to manage itself directly and is not paid for by a local authority (=local government)

independent

adjective

an independent school is not paid for or controlled by the government

redbrick

adjective

British relating to universities built in the late 19th or early 20th centuries

selective

adjective

used about schools that accept only the students that they want

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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