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educated

adjective

: having an education and especially a good education

: having a particular kind of education

: showing education (sense 1b)

Full Definition of EDUCATED

1
:  having an education; especially :  having an education beyond the average <educated speakers>
2
a :  giving evidence of training or practice :  skilled <educated hands>
b :  befitting one that is educated <educated taste>
c :  based on some knowledge of fact <an educated guess>
ed·u·cat·ed·ness noun
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Examples of EDUCATED

  1. These companies want an educated work force.
  2. an educated woman with an impressive career

First Known Use of EDUCATED

1588

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis
EDUCATED Defined for Kids

educated

adjective ed·u·cat·ed \ˈe-jə-ˌkā-təd\

Definition of EDUCATED for Kids

1
:  having an education and especially a good education
2
:  based on some knowledge <an educated guess>

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