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ed‧u‧ca‧tion S1 W1
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the process of teaching and learning, usually at school, college, or university:
the education system
get/receive an education
She also hopes her children will get a good education.
I'm sure he has a college education.
efforts to increase access to higher education (=education at college or university).
➔ formal educationat formal1 (6)
the teaching of a particular subject
the institutions and people involved with teaching:
the local education authority
an interesting experience which has taught you something - often used humorously:
Having Jimmy to stay has been quite an education!