Definition of education
- a person of little education
The school is devoted to the education of children with reading difficulties.
She received her education at private schools.
The applicants had comparable educations.
She earned her master's degree in education.
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: the action or process of teaching someone especially in a school, college, or university
: the knowledge, skill, and understanding that you get from attending a school, college, or university
: a field of study that deals with the methods and problems of teaching
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having a quality expressive of sadness
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