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Meaning of “educational” in the English Dictionary

"educational" in British English

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educationaladjective

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

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

"educational" in American English

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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

uk   us   /ˌedjʊˈkeɪʃənəl/
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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