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educe

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Pronunciation: /ɪˈdjuːs
 
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Definition of educe in English:

verb

[with object] formal
1Bring out or develop (something latent or potential): out of love obedience is to be educed
More example sentences
  • With his propensity to date openly white women and his apparent delight in beating white fighters, Johnson educed universal disgust among white boxing fans.
1.1Infer (something) from data: more information can be educed from these statistics

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin educere 'lead out', from e- (variant of ex-) 'out' + ducere 'to lead'.

Derivatives

eduction

1
Pronunciation: /ɪˈdʌkʃ(ə)n/
noun

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