[ej-oo-key-tid] /ˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪ tɪd/

having undergone :
educated people.
characterized by or displaying qualities of culture and learning.
based on some information or experience:
an educated estimate of next year’s sales.
not having benefited from a comprehensive education
having an education, esp a good one
displaying culture, taste, and knowledge; cultivated
(prenominal) based on experience or information (esp in the phrase an educated guess)

1660s, past participle adjective from educate (v.). As an abbreviated way to say well-educated, attested from 1855. Educated guess first attested 1954.

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