educated

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adjective ed·u·cat·ed \ ˈe-jə-ˌkā-təd \

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

educatedness

noun

Examples of educated in a Sentence

  1. These companies want an educated work force.

  2. an educated woman with an impressive career

Recent Examples of educated from the Web

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First Known Use of educated

1569


EDUCATED Defined for English Language Learners

educated

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adjective

Definition of educated for English Language Learners

  • : having an education and especially a good education

  • : having a particular kind of education

  • : showing education (sense 1b)


EDUCATED Defined for Kids

educated

adjective ed·u·cat·ed \ ˈe-jə-ˌkā-təd \

Definition of educated for Students

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


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