Definition of education in English:


Line breaks: edu|ca¦tion
Pronunciation: /ɛdjʊˈkeɪʃ(ə)n


[mass noun]
  • 2 (an education) An enlightening experience: Petrus is a good workman—it is an education to watch him
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    • Indeed, it was an education to watch the two in action.
    • It was an education to watch you at Fort William.



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  • The highlight of the event is a series of interactive sessions involving school children, teachers, farmers, educationists, media representatives and development experts.
  • The gathering comprised the school's management committee members, governing council members, educationists, sportspersons, parents and others.
  • An elite group comprising diplomats, academics, educationists and journalists celebrated the ‘Day of Slavonic Script and Culture’ in the Capital on Monday.


mid 16th century: from Latin educatio(n-), from the verb educare (see educate).

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