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educe Line breaks: educe
Pronunciation: /ɪˈdjuːs/

Definition of educe in English:


[with object] formal
1Bring out or develop (something latent or potential): out of love obedience is to be educed
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  • 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


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



Pronunciation: /ɪˈdʌkʃ(ə)n/

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