erudition

[ er-yoo-dish-uh n, er-oo- ]
/ ˌɛr yʊˈdɪʃ ən, ˌɛr ʊ- /

noun

knowledge acquired by study, research, etc.; learning; scholarship.

Origin of erudition

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin ērudītiōn- (stem of ērudītiō) an instruction. See erudite, -ion

Related forms

er·u·di·tion·al, adjectivenon·er·u·di·tion, noun
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