educational

[ ej-oo-key-shuh-nl ]
/ ˌɛdʒ ʊˈkeɪ ʃə nl /

adjective

pertaining to education.
tending or intended to educate, instruct, or inform: an educational show on television.

Origin of educational

First recorded in 1645–55; education + -al1

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educational

/ (ˌɛdjʊˈkeɪʃənəl) /

adjective

providing knowledge; instructive or informativean educational toy
of or relating to education

Derived Forms

educationally, adverb
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