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industrial school


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industrial school (plural industrial schools)

  1. A school specifically training for skills aimed at industrial employment.
    A small town's industrial school graduates often work in the local factory
  2. Such a residential school formally used to rehabilitate juvenile delinquents.
    Some industrial schools were known for exploiting and even belting their wayward boys on an almost industrial scale

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