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v. home·schooled, home·school·ing, home·schools
To instruct (a pupil, for example) in an educational program outside of established schools, especially in a home.
To provide educational instruction in a homeschool.
A school operated outside established educational institutions, especially in a home.

home′school′er n.
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(ˈhoʊmˌsku lɪŋ)
the practice of teaching one's own children at home instead of sending them to school.
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