conservatoire


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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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