Definition of erudition in English:

erudition

Syllabification: er·u·di·tion
Pronunciation: /ˈer(y)o͝oˌdiSHən
 
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noun

  • The quality of having or showing great knowledge or learning; scholarship: he was known for his wit, erudition, and teaching skills
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    • He was a brave and energetic traveller, an art historian of astonishing erudition, and a profoundly perceptive connoisseur of civilisations.
    • Anyone wishing a general introduction to this fascinating period and one which is told with erudition and understanding should look no further.
    • It's meant to lend a spirit of Everyman inquiry and thoughtful erudition to the proceedings.
    Synonyms
    knowledge, scholarship, learning, intelligence, intellect; education, enlightenment

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