haute école

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Feminine of haut(high) + école(school) (from Latin schola); perfectly parallel to Dutch hogeschool; compare high school.

Noun[edit]

haute école f ‎(plural hautes écoles)

  1. (France) Very academic, high-level, equitation style school of higher education.
  2. (Belgium) A school of higher education, academic but not ranked as a university.

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