Education - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- knowledge acquired by learning and instruction
- the gradual process of acquiring knowledge
- the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)
- the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior) (syn: breeding, training)
- the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979
The school is devoted to the education of children with reading difficulties.
She received her education at private schools.
The applicants had comparable educations.
She earned her master's degree in education.
Having Jimmy to stay has been quite an education!
it was clear that he had a very broad education
education is a preparation for life
a girl's education was less important than a boy's
If you want to be successful you need to get a good education.
Campaign issues like education and defense
The city wanted local control of education.
No one can deny the value of a good education.
A teacher of driver's education
The children have inadequate medical care and little formal education.
He had a quality education.