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Meaning of “education” in the English Dictionary

"education" in British English

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educationnoun [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 ​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)
Translations of “education”
in Arabic تَرْبِية, ثَقافة…
in Korean 교육…
in Portuguese educação, ensino…
in Catalan educació, ensenyament…
in Japanese 教育…
in Chinese (Simplified) 教育, 受教育获得的知识…
in Turkish eğitim öğretim, tahsil…
in Russian образование…
in Chinese (Traditional) 教育, 受教育獲得的知識…
in Italian istruzione, educazione…
in Polish edukacja, oświata, wykształcenie…
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