Educated - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈedʒukeɪtɪd|  American pronunciation of the word educated
Brit.  |ˈɛdjʊkeɪtɪd|  British pronunciation of the word educated
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto educate
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto educate

adjective

- characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved(syn: enlightened)

an educated guess

Examples

These companies want an educated work force.

an educated woman with an impressive career

...the sum of human knowledge is now so immense that even a highly educated person can hope to absorb only a tiny quantum of it...

...though educated and sophisticated, the country singer always put on the facade of an amiable hayseed when in public...

Young men were once educated in good manners, and how to treat a lady.

He was educated at Bristol University.

Investors must make an educated guess as to the company's potential.

People started making educated guesses about the outcome of the election.

She is a highly educated woman.

It's just prejudice from educated people who should know better.

Modern economies place a premium on educated workers.

The civil service became the preserve of the educated middle class.

Both children are privately educated.

The children were educated at home by a succession of tutors.

Parents should have a voice in deciding how their children are educated.

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