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erudition Syllabification: er·u·di·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌer(y)o͝oˈdiSH(ə)n/

Definition of erudition in English:


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.
knowledge, scholarship, learning, intelligence, intellect;
education, enlightenment
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