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"educational" in British English

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educationaladjective

uk   /ˌedʒ.uˈkeɪ.ʃən.əl/ us   /ˌedʒ.əˈkeɪ.ʃən.əl/
B2 providing education or relating to education: Reducing the size of classes may improve educational standards. She seems to have spent all her life studying in educational establishments/institutions.humorous My father has never been to a rock concert before - it'll be an educational experience for him (= a new experience from which he can learn).

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adverb uk   /ˌedʒ.uˈkeɪ.ʃən.əl.i/ us   /ˌedʒ.əˈkeɪ.ʃən.əl.i/
The woman who committed the crime was educationally disadvantaged.
(Definition of educational from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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educationaladjective

us   /ˌedʒ·əˈkeɪ·ʃən·əl/
teaching something, or relating to education: Traveling abroad will be an educational experience for her.
(Definition of educational from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"educational" in Business English

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educationaladjective

/ˌedjʊˈkeɪʃənəl/ uk   us  
relating to education: an educational establishment/institution Boys and girls must have the same educational opportunities.
intended to teach someone something, or having the result of teaching someone something: We develop educational software for use in schools. He described his trip to China as 'very educational'.
(Definition of educational from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “educational”
in Chinese (Simplified) 教育的, 与教育有关的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 教育的, 與教育有關的…
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“educational” in British English

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