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ˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪ tɪded·u·cat·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. educatedadjective

    possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)

  2. educated, enlightenedadjective

    characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved

    "an educated guess"; "an enlightened electorate"

Wiktionary

  1. educatedadjective

    Having attained a level of higher education, such as a college degree.

  2. Etymology: educate + -ed.

Wikipedia

  1. educated

    Education is a purposeful activity directed at achieving certain aims, such as transmitting knowledge or fostering skills and character traits. These aims may include the development of understanding, rationality, kindness, and honesty. Various researchers emphasize the role of critical thinking in order to distinguish education from indoctrination. Some theorists require that education results in an improvement of the student while others prefer a value-neutral definition of the term. In a slightly different sense, education may also refer, not to the process, but to the product of this process: the mental states and dispositions possessed by educated people. Education originated as the transmission of cultural heritage from one generation to the next. Today, educational goals increasingly encompass new ideas such as the liberation of learners, skills needed for modern society, empathy, and complex vocational skills. Types of education are commonly divided into formal, non-formal, and informal education. Formal education takes place in education and training institutions, is usually structured by curricular aims and objectives, and learning is typically guided by a teacher. In most regions, formal education is compulsory up to a certain age and commonly divided into educational stages such as kindergarten, primary school and secondary school. Nonformal education occurs as addition or alternative to formal education. It may be structured according to educational arrangements, but in a more flexible manner, and usually takes place in community-based, workplace-based or civil society-based settings. Lastly, informal education occurs in daily life, in the family, any experience that has a formative effect on the way one thinks, feels, or acts may be considered educational, whether unintentional or intentional. In practice there is a continuum from the highly formalized to the highly informalized, and informal learning can occur in all three settings. For instance, homeschooling can be classified as nonformal or informal, depending upon the structure. Regardless of setting, educational methods include teaching, training, storytelling, discussion, and directed research. The methodology of teaching is called pedagogy. Education is supported by a variety of different philosophies, theories and empirical research agendas. There are movements for education reforms, such as for improving quality and efficiency of education towards relevance in students' lives and efficient problem solving in modern or future society at large, or for evidence-based education methodologies. A right to education has been recognized by some governments and the United Nations. For example, 24 January is the International Day of Education. At UN - level, several observance years and decades have been dedicated to education, such as 1970 International Education Year. Education is also one of the 17 Global Goals, where global initiatives aim at achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4, which promotes quality education for all.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Educated

    of Educate

  2. Educatedadjective

    formed or developed by education; as, an educated man

Editors Contribution

  1. educatedverb

    Verb form of the word educate.

    We are so grateful for technology, it has educated us in so many ways.


    Submitted by MaryC on May 14, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of educated in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of educated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of educated in a Sentence

  1. Matthew Smuck:

    The responsible way of going about this is making sure patients are educated and that clinicians are educated about proper use.

  2. Leo Dotson:

    It doesn't concern me. What is science? Science is an educated guess, what if they guess wrong? There's just as much chance as them to be wrong as there is for them to be right.

  3. Norman Cousins:

    Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.

  4. Calvin Coolidge:

    Nothing in the world will take away persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than an unsuccessful man with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

  5. Carl Jung:

    If people can be educated to see the lowly side of their own natures, it may be hoped that they will also learn to understand and to love their fellow men better. A little less hypocrisy and a little more tolerance towards oneself can only have good results in respect for our neighbor; for we are all too prone to transfer to our fellows the injustice and violence we inflict upon our own natures.

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