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finishing school

a private school for girls that prepares them for society by teaching social graces and accomplishments
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Miller, headmistress at the Finishing School for Modern Women, has a different idea in mind for better preparing women of all ages for the hustle and bustle of modern-day living.
This, in turn, has given impetus to several finishing schools for corporates being set up across the country.
But young women have been signing up to a finishing school founded by a local music tutor.
CIA spy satellites have exposed a complex of fake "villages" in Iran as finishing schools for 5,000 of the world's most fanatical terrorists.
The Ian Rush Finishing School will take place at the Spa town's Trinity School from April 17-20 and they will be designed for players of all ages - Goal Getters (ages 5-8), Strike Force (9-12) and Premier Class (13 plus).