education : Definition, Usages, News and More

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e juh kay shuhn

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

  • Barack Obama's choice for education secretary, Chicago school chief Arne (Ar-NEE) Duncan, is getting a warm welcome from most factions of the education community.
  • New evidence came from Russia last week that Soviet education is fast-growing and surprisingly healthy.
  • Chronicle of lower educationEducation is a subject that touches the heart and the pocketbook of millions of Americans.
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in BusinessWeek
    Some on Wall Street forgot that behind every dollar traded or leveraged, there's family looking to buy a house, or pay for an education, open a business, save for retirement,Obama told an audience that included Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and...
  • Mike Huckabee in International Herald Tribune
    I worked my way through college,Huckabee added. "I started work when I was 14 and I had to pay my own way through, and I know how hard it was to get that degree. I'm standing here tonight on this stage because I got an education. If I...
  • Julia Gillard in BBC News
    I believe fundamentally that the basic education and health services that Australians rely on, and their decent treatment at work, is at risk at the next election,she said. "I love this country, and I was not going to sit idly by and watch...

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