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    government(al) school ?

    What is it : a "government school" or a "governmental school" ?


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    Re: government(al) school ?

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    I've never heard this term, but I would presume it means 'a public school', or 'a state school'. A school which is paid for by the government.

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    Re: government(al) school ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Linguist__ View Post
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    I've never heard this term, but I would presume it means 'a public school', or 'a state school'. A school which is paid for by the government.
    Thanks. I know what it means, but what to choose: "government" or "governmental" ?

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    Exclamation Re: government(al) school ?

    Quote Originally Posted by ph2004 View Post
    What is it : a "government school" or a "governmental school" ?
    In India, a Government school is one that is owned and run by the Government directly. There is no term called Gvernmental school.


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    Re: government(al) school ?

    Quote Originally Posted by ph2004 View Post
    Thanks. I know what it means, but what to choose: "government" or "governmental" ?
    Oh sorry, I misunderstood. Yes, goverment school would be best out of those two.

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