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educate
American English: /ˈɛdʒəˌkeɪt/
British English: /ˈɛdjʊkeɪt/

Translation of educate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (teach, school)
    (child/pupil)
    she was educated in France
    se educó en Francia
    Example sentences
    • She suggests that the focus of the community college be on educating students and encouraging students to become active and responsible citizens.
    • It is devoted to the responsibility of universities in educating their students and preparing them for life in this century.
    • How can we as teachers educate students to be more sophisticated laborers?
    Example sentences
    • That way parents can educate their children in schools that are paid for by the state but not run by the state.
    • Boys are given more preference, so the poor families think that one day girl will go after her marriage, so there is no worth of educating a girl child.
    1.2 (make aware)
    concientizar or (Spain) concienciar
    1.3 (cultivate)
    (ear/palate)
    Example sentences
    • Well, it served the purposes of the real corporate aristocracy to let them believe that until they had created the means of training and educating their replacements.
    • Thus, now is the best time for all traditional leaders to start educating their subjects on the importance of storing their crops properly.
    • You also get the chance to be educated in almost any subject there is and get paid good money to be in the army.

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.