Definition of “educate” - English Dictionary

“educate” in British English

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educateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈedʒ.u.keɪt/ us /ˈedʒ.ə.keɪt/

B2 to teach someone, especially using the formal system of school, college, or university:

The form says he was educated in Africa.
How much does it cost to educate a child privately?
The government say they are trying to do more to educate the public about the consequences of drug abuse.

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(Definition of “educate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“educate” in American English

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educateverb [ T ]

us /ˈedʒ·əˌkeɪt/

to teach someone, esp. in the formal system of schools:

His application form says he was educated in Germany.
It’s every citizen’s responsibility to be educated about his or her rights.
educated
adjective us /ˈedʒ·əˌkeɪt̬·əd/

a highly educated man

(Definition of “educate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)