Education definitions

ĕj'ə-kā'shən
The knowledge or skill obtained or developed by a learning process.
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The act or process of educating or being educated.
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A program of instruction of a specified kind or level.

Driver education; a college education.

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The field of study that is concerned with the pedagogy of teaching and learning.
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An instructive or enlightening experience.

Her work in an animal shelter was a real education.

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The process of training and developing the knowledge, skill, mind, character, etc., esp. by formal schooling; teaching; training.
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Knowledge, ability, etc. thus developed.
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Systematic study of the methods and theories of teaching and learning.
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Education is defined as the process of gaining knowledge.

An example of education is attending college and studying.

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Teaching concepts and perspectives. Computer education includes computer systems and information systems. Contrast with training.
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(countable) Facts, skills and ideas that have been learned, either formally or informally.

He has had a classical education.

The educations our children receive depend on their economic status.

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Formal schooling at an institution of learning.
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A stage of this.

A high-school education.

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(uncountable) The process or art of imparting knowledge, skill and judgment.

A good teacher is essential for a good education.

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Origin of education

From Middle French éducation, from Latin ēducātiō (“a breeding, bringing up, rearing”), from ēdūcō (“I educate, train”), from ēdūcō (“I lead forth, I take out; I raise up, I erect”). See educate.