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A French public secondary school.

[French, from Old French, lyceum, from Latin Lycēum; see lyceum.]


(lise; English ˈliːseɪ)
n, pl lycées (lise; English ˈliːseɪz)
(Education) a secondary school
[C19: French, from Latin: Lyceum]



n., pl. -cées (-ˈseɪz; Fr. -ˈseɪ)
a secondary school, esp. in France, maintained by the government.
[1860–65; < French < Latin lycēum]


A secondary school in France.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lycée - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and collegelycee - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
school - an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"
academy - a secondary school (usually private)
trade school, vocational school - a secondary school teaching the skilled trades
high school, highschool, senior high, senior high school, high - a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12; "he goes to the neighborhood highschool"
junior high, junior high school - a secondary school usually including 7th and 8th grades
prep school, preparatory school - a private secondary school
public school - private independent secondary school in Great Britain supported by endowment and tuition
grammar school - a secondary school emphasizing Latin and Greek in preparation for college
secondary modern school - a former British secondary school emphasizing practical rather than academic education
composite school, comprehensive school - a large British or Canadian secondary school for children of all abilities
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Though the form-masters still taught French to the lower school, another master had come, with a degree of doctor of philology from the University of Heidelberg and a record of three years spent in a French lycee, to teach French to the upper forms and German to anyone who cared to take it up instead of Greek.
A few days before his mother's death, when he was just sixteen, he left the Lycee Napoleon to enter as supernumerary a government office, where an unknown protector had provided him with a place.
My real position, therefore, was quite unchanged, save that my new lycee was a much larger building, and was called the Ecole de Medecine.
Contract award: european competition sketch under articles 70 & 74 of the cmp ii & ii for the designation of a work of master for the construction of a gymnasium for the lycee wittmer in charolles (71).
La semaine prochaine, en l'occurrence un lycee d'Annaba et un autre de Zeralda seront en concurrence.
In the Under-14 boys' category, Lycee Francais beat LLFP 2-0.
The novel reflects glimpses of a tension-filled past and slowly moves to uncover racial strife and the increase of genocidal actions against the Tutsi minority in Rwanda through the eyes of lycee girls enrolled at a Catholic boarding school that stands isolated on the Ikibira mountaintop by the river Nile, gated and guarded.
23, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Lycee Francais de New York (LFNY) will hold its 16[sup.
KABUL (TAP) - A suicide bomber detonated himself on Thursday at Lycee Esteqlal, a high school next to the French cultural centre in Kabul, killing at least one person and wounding 15 others, officials said.
OSAMA Naeem of Modern Knowledge School (MKS) and Danyah Natour of Ibn Khuldoon National School (IKNS) finished first in their respective categories in a three-kilometre run organised by Lycee Francais MLF de Bahrain.
On Wednesday, June 5, the Lycee Francais de Bahrein (Bahrain's French School) posted on Youtube what is to be remembered as Bahrain's first lipdub ever
Hundreds of students studying at the French School Lycee Bonaparte and Lycee Franco-Qatarien Voltaire joined the annual running competition yesterday morning at the Qatar Sports Club in Doha.