[ej-oo-key-shuh n] /ˌɛdʒ ʊˈkeɪ ʃən/
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.
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.
[ej-oo-key-shuh-nl] /ˌɛdʒ ʊˈkeɪ ʃə nl/ adjective 1. pertaining to . 2. tending or intended to , instruct, or inform: an educational show on television. /ˌɛdjʊˈkeɪʃənəl/ adjective 1. providing knowledge; instructive or informative: an educational toy 2. of or relating to education adj. 1650s, “due to education;” 1831, “pertaining to education;” from education + -al (1). […]
[non-i-fek-tiv] /ˌnɒn ɪˈfɛk tɪv/ adjective 1. not . 2. not fit for duty or active service, as a soldier or sailor. noun 3. a noneffective person. /ˌnɒnɪˈfɛktɪv/ adjective 1. not effective 2. unfit for or incapable of active military service noun 3. (military) a noneffective person
[non-ee-goh, -eg-oh] /nɒnˈi goʊ, -ˈɛg oʊ/ noun 1. anything not considered to be the ego or conscious self; a thing external to the mind. /nɒnˈiːɡəʊ; -ˈɛɡəʊ/ noun 1. (philosophy) everything that is outside one’s conscious self, such as one’s environment
[ee-goh-is-tik, eg-oh-] /ˌi goʊˈɪs tɪk, ˌɛg oʊ-/ adjective 1. pertaining to or of the nature of . 2. being centered in or preoccupied with oneself and the gratification of one’s own desires; self-centered (opposed to ).