the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life.
the act or process of imparting or acquiring particular knowledge or skills, as for a profession.
a degree, level, or kind of schooling:
a university education.
the result produced by instruction, training, or study:
to show one’s education.
the science or art of teaching; pedagogics.
A Texas Education Board hopeful campaigns on an anti-education platform.
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the act or process of acquiring knowledge, esp systematically during childhood and adolescence
the knowledge or training acquired by this process: his education has been invaluable to him
the act or process of imparting knowledge, esp at a school, college, or university: education is my profession
the theory of teaching and learning: a course in education
a particular kind of instruction or training: a university education, consumer education
1530s, “childrearing,” also “the training of animals,” from Middle French education (14c.) and directly from Latin educationem (nominative educatio), from past participle stem of educare (see educate). Originally of education in social codes and manners; meaning “systematic schooling and training for work” is from 1610s.
asserting, resulting from, or characterized by belief in the equality of all people, especially in political, economic, or social life. a person who adheres to egalitarian beliefs. adjective of, relating to, or upholding the doctrine of the equality of mankind and the desirability of political, social, and economic equality noun an adherent of egalitarian principles […]
(of a person or class of persons) considered superior by others or by themselves, as in intellect, talent, power, wealth, or position in society: elitist country clubbers who have theirs and don’t care about anybody else. catering to or associated with an elitist class, its ideologies, or its institutions: Even at such a small, private […]
a substance that inhibits or counteracts the action of an . antienzyme an·ti·en·zyme (ān’tē-ěn’zīm’, ān’tī-) n. An agent or principle, especially an inhibitory enzyme or an antibody to an enzyme, that retards, inhibits, or destroys enzymic activity. an’ti·en’zy·mat’ic (-zĭ-māt’ĭk, -zī-) or an’ti·en·zy’mic (-zī’mĭk) adj.
the act or state of ; state of being . the process by which the surface of the earth is worn away by the action of water, glaciers, winds, waves, etc. Contemporary Examples Moreover, the DSM changes risk an erosion of the autism spectrum at the higher-functioning end. Don’t Remove Asperger’s From the DSM Lucy […]