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English definition of “erudite”

erudite

adjective uk   /ˈer.ʊ.daɪt/ formal us  
having or containing a lot of knowledge that is known by very few people: He's the author of an erudite book on Scottish history.Aware
erudition
noun [U] uk   /ˌer.ʊˈdɪʃ.ən/ us  
a work of great eruditionAware
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