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"education" in British English

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educationnoun [S or U]

uk   /ˌedʒ.uˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌedʒ.əˈkeɪ.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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(Definition of education from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"education" in American English

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educationnoun [U]

us   /ˌedʒ·əˈkeɪ·ʃən/
the process of teaching or learning in a school, or the knowledge that you get from this: a high school/college education
Education is also the study of methods and theories of teaching: She has a master’s degree in early childhood education.
(Definition of education from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"education" in Business English

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educationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌedʒʊˈkeɪʃən/ us  
the process of teaching and learning, or the organizations such as schools where this process happens: Investment in education is crucial to ensure that the workforce is equipped for the information economy. We see corporations increasingly active in the takeover of formerly public services, such as energy, transport, healthcare, or education. She is director of education and training at a City law firm.
(Definition of education from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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