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Educatable



[ej-oo-kuh-buh l] /ˈɛdʒ ʊ kə bəl/

adjective
1.
capable of being .
2.
of or relating to mildly retarded individuals who may achieve self-sufficiency.
/ˈɛdjʊkəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being trained or educated; able to learn
adj.

1842 (implied in educability); see educate + -able.

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    [ej-oo-keyt] /ˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪt/ verb (used with object), educated, educating. 1. to develop the faculties and powers of (a person) by teaching, instruction, or schooling. Synonyms: instruct, school, drill, indoctrinate. 2. to qualify by instruction or training for a particular calling, practice, etc.; train: to educate someone for law. 3. to provide schooling or training for; […]

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    [ej-oo-key-tid] /ˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪ tɪd/ adjective 1. having undergone : educated people. 2. characterized by or displaying qualities of culture and learning. 3. based on some information or experience: an educated estimate of next year’s sales. [ej-oo-keyt] /ˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪt/ verb (used with object), educated, educating. 1. to develop the faculties and powers of (a person) by […]



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    noun a guess based on knowledge and experience, making it more likely to be correct noun phrase A guess made with some basis of fact and knowledge: Economists offer some educated guesses on why the adjustment in unemployment is so skewed (1954+)

  • Educatee

    [ej-oo-key-tee] /ˌɛdʒ ʊ keɪˈti/ noun 1. a person who receives instruction; student.



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