educated educated  /ˈɛ dʒə ˌkeɪ təd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
  2. (adj) characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved

Usage(s):

  1. In 1905, August Vollmer, a self-educated criminologist, noticed that the then 130-year-old city had no police force and decided to start one.
  2. Essentially, the home educated thought of their parents as more important in their lives than did those students attending schools.
  3. But nearly any educated woman you speak to loathes the burka.

News

  1. HourlyNerd: What's wURKEN?

    HourlyNerd provides an MBA-educated business strategist in the click of a button.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

  2. REPEAT-BMO Private Bank Changing Face of Wealth Study: Most Arizona Millionaires are Self-Made, Highly Educated

    According to a study released today by BMO Private Bank, the wealthy of Arizona tend to be self-made and highly educated. The study is the first in a series that BMO Private Bank is set to release over ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. BMO Private Bank Changing Face of Wealth Study: Most Arizona Millionaires are Self-Made, Highly Educated

    According to a study released today by BMO Private Bank, the wealthy of Arizona tend to be self-made and highly educated. The study is the first in a series that BMO Private Bank is set to release over ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Sen. Byrd's story was uniquely American. He was born into wrenching poverty, but educated himself to become an authoritative scholar, respected leader, and unparalleled champion of our Constitution," the president said. "He scaled the summit...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Parkersburg News

  2. "There are middle-class, educated black people who speak the way he does. ...... We have to try to move away from this so-called image of what black is, which is largely influenced by rap and that type of stuff," Lee said.
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: Spike Lee Source: USA Today

  3. "It definitely hits home, but I'm doing well with it," Boone said. "I feel like I'm fairly educated on it now. I have a strong faith and a great family and friends and teammates. I really am doing well and I'm ready to tackle this thing and...
    on Mar 18, 2009 By: Aaron Boone Source: International Herald Tribune

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