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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.
My real position, therefore, was quite unchanged, save that my new lycee was a much larger building, and was called the Ecole de Medecine.
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.
Ferid Ben Tanfous, DG de l'Arab Tunisian Bank, s'etait engage le 12 janvier 2018, en presence du ministre de l'Education Hatem Ben Salem qui inaugurait le laboratoire informatique du lycee secondaire de Bargou (gouvernorat de Siliana), a prendre en charge les travaux de reparation et de refection, necessaires au meme lycee.
Sur les 13 recus ayant obtenu une moyenne depassant les 18/20, le trio Boustoaut Nesrine (18,86/20) du lycee Stambouli de Tizi-Ouzou, Chafai Tinhinane (18,69/20) et Sab Lila (18,67/20) du lycee Diouani Mohamed de Makouda sont sorties du lot.
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.
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.
Imen Ayadi : Lycee pilote de Sfax- mathematiques -moyenne 19.
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.
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.
Une bombe a explose hier samedi devant un lycee de Brindisi (sud-est de l'Italie), tuant une eleve de 16 ans et en blessant huit autres, un attentat sans explications immediates, les medias faisant toutefois le rapprochement avec le 20eme anniversaire de l'assassinat du juge anti-mafia Giovanni Falcone.