education meaning

EN[ˌɛdʒʊˈkeɪʃn] [ˌɛdjʊˈkeɪʃn] [-eɪʃən]
  • Education is the process of facilitating learning. Knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits of a group of people are transferred to other people, through storytelling, discussion, teaching, training, or research.
  • Education is commonly and formally divided into stages such as preschool, primary school, secondary school and then college, university or apprenticeship. The methodology of teaching is called pedagogy.
  • A right to education has been recognized by some governments. At the global level, Article 13 of the United Nations' 1966 International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights recognizes the right of everyone to an education.
FR éducation

    Definition of education in English Dictionary

  • NounPLeducationsSUF-ation
    1. NU The process or art of imparting knowledge, skill and judgment.
      1. One particularly damaging, but often ignored, effect of conflict on education is the proliferation of attacks on schools [ …] as children, teachers or school buildings become the targets of attacks. Parents fear sending their children to school. Girls are particularly vulnerable to sexual violence.
    2. NC Facts, skills and ideas that have been learned, either formally or informally.
      1. It is time the international community faced the reality: we have an unmanageable, unfair, distortionary global tax regime. […] It is the starving of the public sector which has been pivotal in America no longer being the land of opportunity – with a child's life prospects more dependent on the income and education of its parents than in other advanced countries.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • President Bush joined in; his 1991 education message called for new kinds of schools, ones that "broke the mold".
      • In all, 200,000 fun packs will be distributed at the three shows this year – the National Education Show, NDP Preview and on the day of the parade, Aug 9.
      • In addition, the LIS is a key player in the Education and Training Workstrand, a group of topic specific professionals who inform the LISMG.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Education for being speaks to what grows within the person himself
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • Schools no longer teach morals to children. We need to remoralize education!
      • Ostensibly, the class was about public health in general, but the main thrust was really sex education.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
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      1. en educational
      2. en educations
      3. en educationals
      4. en educationese
      5. en educationist
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of education for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "education" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
      Difficultness: Level 1
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      Definiteness: Level 9
      Definite    ➨     Versatile