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English definition of “education”

education

noun [S or U] uk   /ˌed.jʊˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us  
B1 the process of teaching or learning 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 which 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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