noun Date: 1531 1. a. the action or process of educating or of being educated; also a stage of such a process b. the knowledge and development resulting from an educational process <
a person of little education
2. the field of study that deals mainly with methods of teaching and learning in schools • educational adjectiveeducationally adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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