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  Words related to education

Related / Similar Words: instruction, teaching, pedagogy, educational activity, training, breeding, Department of Education, Education Department, Education

 

Definition:
  • the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university);
  • the activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good teaching is seldom rewarded";
  • the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior); "a woman of breeding and refinement";
  • the gradual process of acquiring knowledge; "education is a preparation for life"; "a girl''s education was less important than a boy''s";
  • knowledge acquired by learning and instruction; "it was clear that he had a very broad education";
  • the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979;

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    Hyponyms: teaching, instruction, pedagogy, coeducation, course, course of study, course of instruction, class, elementary education, extension, extension service, university extension, extracurricular activity, higher education, secondary education, work-study program, acculturation, assimilation, mastering, self-education, self-cultivation, school, schooling, special education, vocational training, vocational education, physical education, experience, eruditeness, erudition, learnedness, learning, scholarship, encyclopedism, encyclopaedism, enlightenment, foundation, grounding

     

    Derivational Morphology: educate, train, develop, prepare, teach, learn, instruct, school, cultivate, civilize, civilise

     

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