Translation of educate in Spanish:

educate

Pronunciation: /ˈedʒəkeɪt; ˈedjʊkeɪt/

vt

  • 1.1 (teach, school) [child/pupil] educar* she was educated in France se educó en Francia
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    • 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?
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
    1.2 (make aware) concientizar* or (Spain/España) concienciar 1.3 (cultivate) [ear/palate] educar*

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