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education

noun [S or U] uk   us   /ˌed.jʊˈkeɪ.ʃən/
B1 the process of teaching or learning, especially in a school or college, or the knowledge that you get from this: As a child he received most of his education at home. It's a country that places great importance on education. She lectures in education (= the study of education) at the teacher training college. It's important for children to get a good education.
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in Korean 교육…
in Arabic تَرْبِية, ثَقافة…
in Portuguese educação, ensino…
in Catalan educació, ensenyament…
in Japanese 教育…
in Italian istruzione, educazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 教育, 受教育獲得的知識…
in Russian образование…
in Turkish eğitim öğretim, tahsil…
in Chinese (Simplified) 教育, 受教育获得的知识…
in Polish edukacja, oświata, wykształcenie…
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