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“educator” in English

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educatornoun [ C ]

uk /ˈedʒ.u.keɪ.tər/ us /ˈedʒ.ə.keɪ.t̬ɚ/ mainly US

Examples from literature

  • Mary Atkins was the principal, one of the best educators in California. 
  • No class of educators in any race has done more, all things considered. 
  • Teachers and educators engaged in the public service. 
  • The educator has two great tasks in this respect: first to improve the general environment in which the young must live and develop. 
  • Your efforts should focus on helping them in their function as educators of the rising generation. 

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

“educator” in American English

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educatornoun [ C ]

us /ˈedʒ·əˌkeɪt̬·ər/

a person whose work is teaching others, or one who is an authority on methods or theories of teaching

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

“educator” in Business English

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educatornoun [ C ]

uk /ˈedjʊkeɪtər/ us

a person who teaches people:

Every society needs scientists, educators, and writers.

(Definition of “educator” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)