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educate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Education
educateed‧u‧cate /ˈedjʊkeɪt $ ˈedʒə-/ ●●○ verb [transitive]  1 SEto teach a child at a school, college, or university The Ormerod School educates handicapped children.be educated at something He was educated at Bristol University. Grammar Educate is often passive in this meaning.see thesaurus at teach2 to give someone information about a particular subject, or to show them a better way to do somethingteacheducate somebody about/in/on something a campaign to educate teenagers about HIV
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educateA school was established in the former dovecote, where local children as well as those of the family were educated.Youngsters must be educated about the dangers of drugs.Many of the women had been educated at the best universities abroad.He was educated at top school Ampleforth - not Eton as many believe.And young people need to be educated in new ways to be employable.They had to be educated on both domestic and international competition.We need to educate people so that they understand the importance of a good, healthy diet.Only a little more educated than his neighbors, he senses trouble.I was trying to educate the children and what we have done is actually in science, educated the staff.In this new economy, smart businesses rely on an educated workforce to thrive.What we're trying to do is to educate young people to be responsible citizens.be educated at somethingHe was educated at a school in Ilkley and at Balliol College, Oxford.He was educated at Bluecoat School, London.He was educated at home and in 1831 was apprenticed to Martin, Dixon & Co. of Liverpool.He was educated at the King's School, Rochester.He was educated at the village school in Fridaythorpe.
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Verb table
educate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyeducate
he, she, iteducates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyeducated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave educated
he, she, ithas educated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad educated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill educate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have educated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam educating
he, she, itis educating
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you, we, theyare educating
Past
I, he, she, itwas educating
you, we, theywere educating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been educating
he, she, ithas been educating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been educating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be educating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been educating
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