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conservatoire

(kənˈsɜːvəˌtwɑː)
n
(Education) an institution or school for instruction in music. Also called: conservatory
[C18: from French: conservatory]

con•serv•a•to•ry

(kənˈsɜr vəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

n., pl. -ries.
1. a school giving training in the fine or dramatic arts, esp. a school of music.
2. a greenhouse, usu. attached to a dwelling, for growing and displaying plants.
[1555–65; < Latin conservā(re) (see conserve) + -tory2; in the sense “music school” < French or Italian; see conservatoire]

Conservatory, Conservatoire

 a school of advanced studies, usually in one of the fine arts, hence, the students and professors collectively; a repository of knowledge.
Examples: conservatory of gauds and baubles, 1656; of law, 1642; of music [Conservatoire de Paris, 1795]; of rights and privileges, 1790; of senses, 1656; of snow and ice, 1626.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conservatoire - a schoolhouse with special facilities for fine arts
art school - a school specializing in art
music school - a school specializing in music
schoolhouse, school - a building where young people receive education; "the school was built in 1932"; "he walked to school every morning"
Translations

conservatoire

[kənˈsɜːvətwɑːʳ] Nconservatorio m

conservatoire

[kənˈsɜːrvətwɑːr] n (= conservatory) (for musical training)conservatoire m

conservatoire

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She retained just, but only just, enough of this to enter the CONSERVATOIRE, where she did not distinguish herself at all, attending the classes without enthusiasm and taking a prize only to please old Mamma Valerius, with whom she continued to live.
Zelie Lorrain, a pupil, in the first place, of the Conservatoire, then by turns a danseuse, a singer, and an actress, had thought of doing as so many of the working-women do; but the fear of consequences kept her from vice.
Hilary, who until recently was also chairman of Conservatoires UK, has also overseen the PS22.
I aim to expand the department and its programme to compete with the rest of the country's conservatoires as a premier home for percussion training.
conservatoires, academies, Musikhochschulen, and schools of music, have not been recognized as a distinct and significant area for educational research.
The university has now initiated the process of designing the new facilities which, it is hoped, will be the envy of conservatoires across Europe.
The university has now initiated the process of designing new concert, practice, teaching and study facilities which will be the envy of conservatoires across Europe.
Postgraduate opera student Trystan competed for the PS10,000 award against singers from the other five UK conservatoires at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Together, they will form the Three Cities Orchestra with more than 80 of the most talented students from the three major conservatoires putting on a concert at Birmingham's Symphony Hall, starting at 7.

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