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educational

adjective uk   us   /ˌed.jʊˈkeɪ.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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educationally
adverb uk   us   /-i/
The woman who committed the crime was educationally disadvantaged.
Translations of “educational”
in Chinese (Traditional) 教育的, 與教育有關的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 教育的, 与教育有关的…
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