[ ee-dee-yoo ]
/ ˈiˈdiˈyu /
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(on the internet) a top-level domain appearing as a suffix on domain names used for postsecondary educational institutions in the United States.
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Origin of edu
First recorded in 1985–90; by shortening of education or educational
Words nearby edu
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How to use edu in a sentence
It was there, in small type, hosted on some dot-edu domain, looking the way websites did in the mid-1990s.War Is Hell and Such Good Fun|Don Gomez|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The edu-crats at the Department of Education who aim to control your local curriculum?Rick Perry's Dogged Damage Control|Jill Lawrence|November 11, 2011|DAILY BEAST
For this class of grievances the present edu- cation of woman is responsible.The Unexpurgated Case Against Women Suffrage|Almroth E. Wright
Such language was impossible for a man edu-15-cated in the Christian faith, and imbued with the instincts of romanticism.Renaissance in Italy, Volume 2 (of 7)|John Addington Symonds
British Dictionary definitions for edu
the internet domain name for
an educational establishment
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