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uneducated

[ uhn-ej-oo-key-tid, -ed-yoo- ]
/ ʌnˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪ tɪd, -ˈɛd yʊ- /
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adjective

not educated.

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Origin of uneducated

First recorded in 1580–90; un-1 + educated

synonym study for uneducated

See ignorant.
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British Dictionary definitions for uneducated

uneducated
/ (ʌnˈɛdjʊˌkeɪtɪd) /

adjective

not having been educated to a good standardpoor uneducated people
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