Meaning of “education” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ U, no plural ] us uk /ˌedʒʊˈkeɪʃən/
Extra Examples
his insistence that his children should have a good educationa push for higher standards in educationefforts to reform the education systemWe have different views on education.She attacked the government's new education policy.

B1 the process of teaching and learning in a school or college, or the knowledge that you get from this:

More money should be spent on education.
We expect a good standard of education for our children.
educational adjective

B2 providing education, or relating to education:

the educational system
educationally adverb

(Definition of “education” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)