Definition of educable in English:

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educable

Pronunciation: /ˈɛdʒʊkəb(ə)l/

adjective

Able to be educated: we must have teachers who believe that every child is educable
More example sentences
  • We won't save him much by educating him; I don't think he's educable.
  • To say that education is impossible in a particular instance is to say that the creature is not educable, is incapable of growth.
  • The real problem, which cannot be solved by education, is what to do with those citizens who are not educable.

Derivatives

educability

Pronunciation: /ɛdʒʊkəˈbɪlɪti/
noun
Example sentences
  • However, the eligibility for special education placement is based on the 'educability' of children as assessed by a team of professionals.
  • Nearly all of the experiments described in earlier chapters have revealed facts concerning the educability of the dancer.

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