educated

[ ej-oo-key-tid ]
/ ˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪ tɪd /

adjective

having undergone education: 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.

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Origin of educated

First recorded in 1660–70; educate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM educated

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British Dictionary definitions for half-educated (1 of 2)

half-educated

adjective

not having benefited from a comprehensive education

British Dictionary definitions for half-educated (2 of 2)

educated
/ (ˈɛdjʊˌkeɪtɪd) /

adjective

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)
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