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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 ​placesgreatimportance on education. She ​lectures in education (= the ​study of education) at the ​teachertrainingcollege. 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   us   /ˌedʒʊˈkeɪʃən/
the ​process of teaching and ​learning, or the ​organizations such as schools where this ​processhappens: Investment in education is crucial to ensure that the ​workforce is ​equipped for the ​informationeconomy. We see ​corporationsincreasinglyactive in the ​takeover of ​formerlypublicservices, such as ​energy, ​transport, ​healthcare, or education. She is ​director of education and ​training at a City ​lawfirm.
(Definition of education from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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