Definition of uneducated in English:

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uneducated

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈɛdjʊkeɪtɪd/

adjective

Having or showing a poor level of education: the workforce remains largely uneducated and unskilled women from uneducated backgrounds
More example sentences
  • These tax cuts will be for the benefit of the high earners at the expense of the poorest, the uneducated and the most vulnerable people in our society.
  • The meat packing industry is a huge draw for poor, largely, uneducated illegal aliens.
  • If they are not oil rich sheikhs who plunder their country, they are poor uneducated townsfolk who desperately want to be liberated.
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Derivatives

uneducable

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈɛdjʊkəb(ə)l/
adjective
Example sentences
  • ‘We've come a long way from the days when profoundly handicapped people were considered uneducable,’ he adds, ‘but services haven't caught up with demand, or recognised that their needs are very expensive.’
  • He is, in all likelihood, uneducable on this point.
  • That isn't the problem, not unless you happen to be a Tory of the uneducable, unflinching sort.

Words that rhyme with uneducated

overeducated, self-educated, undereducated

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Line breaks: un|edu¦cated

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