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ed·u·cat·ed

 (ĕj′ə-kā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Having an education, especially one above the average.
2.
a. Showing evidence of schooling, training, or experience.
b. Having or exhibiting cultivation; cultured: an educated manner.
3. Based on a certain amount of experience or factual knowledge: an educated guess.

educated

(ˈɛdjʊˌkeɪtɪd)
adj
1. having an education, esp a good one
2. displaying culture, taste, and knowledge; cultivated
3. (prenominal) based on experience or information (esp in the phrase an educated guess)

ed•u•cat•ed

(ˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. having undergone education.
2. displaying qualities of culture and learning.
3. based on some information or experience: an educated guess.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.educated - possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
civilised, civilized - having a high state of culture and development both social and technological; "terrorist acts that shocked the civilized world"
numerate - able to understand and use numbers
enlightened - having knowledge and spiritual insight
informed - having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer"
intellectual - appealing to or using the intellect; "satire is an intellectual weapon"; "intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor"; "has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people"; "coldly intellectual"; "sort of the intellectual type"; "intellectual literature"
literate - able to read and write
uneducated - not having a good education
2.educated - characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved; "an educated guess"; "an enlightened electorate"
informed - having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer"

educated

educated

adjective
1. Having an education:
2. Characterized by discriminating taste and broad knowledge as a result of development or education:
3. Provided with information; made aware:
Translations
vzdělaný
uddannet
koulutettu
školovan
教育のある
교육받은
izobražen
utbildad
ซึ่งได้รับการศึกษา
có học thức

educated

[ˈedjʊkeɪtɪd] ADJ [person, voice] → culto
an educated guessuna suposición bien fundamentada

educated

[ˈɛdʒʊkeɪtɪd] adj
(= cultured) → cultivé(e)
(= well-educated) → instruit(e)educated guess nsupposition f éclairée
to make an educated guess → faire une supposition éclairée

educated

adjgebildet; to make an educated guesseine fundierte or wohlbegründete Vermutung anstellen; an educated mindein gebildeter Geist

educated

[ˈɛdjʊˌkeɪtɪd] adj (person) → istruito/a, colto/a

educated

مُتَعَلِّم vzdělaný uddannet gebildet μορφωμένος culto koulutettu éduqué školovan colto 教育のある 교육받은 geschoold utdannet wykształcony culto образованный utbildad ซึ่งได้รับการศึกษา eğitimli có học thức 受过教育的
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But the younger brothers and sisters, for whom they made such sacrifices and who have had `advantages,' never seem to me, when I meet them now, half as interesting or as well educated.
To find the born and educated lady, on the other hand, we need look no farther than Hepzibah, our forlorn old maid, in her rustling and rusty silks, with her deeply cherished and ridiculous consciousness of long descent, her shadowy claims to princely territory, and, in the way of accomplishment, her recollections, it may be, of having formerly thrummed on a harpsichord, and walked a minuet, and worked an antique tapestry-stitch on her sampler.
Like all other music, it breathed passion and pathos, and emotions high or tender, in a tongue native to the human heart, wherever educated.
But unlike Captain Peleg --who cared not a rush for what are called serious things, and indeed deemed those selfsame serious things the veriest of all trifles --Captain Bildad had not only been originally educated according to the strictest sect of Nantucket Quakerism, but all his subsequent ocean life, and the sight of many unclad, lovely island creatures, round the Horn --all that had not moved this native born Quaker one single jot, had not so much as altered one angle of his vest.
He could not turn his face to the wall and sulk, he had to speak when he was spoken to; nor could he help being interested in the conversation of Duane--the first educated man with whom he had ever talked.
Having, naturally, an organization in which the morale was strongly predominant, together with a greater breadth and cultivation of mind than obtained among his companions, he was looked up to with great respect, as a sort of minister among them; and the simple, hearty, sincere style of his exhortations might have edified even better educated persons.
Such endurance is to be expected in savages and prize-fighters, for they are born and educated to it; but to find it in such perfection in these gently bred and kindly natured young fellows is matter for surprise.
You're educated, too, they say -- can read and write.
My brother and I were ten years old, and well educated for that age, very studious, very fond of our books, and well grounded in the German, French, Spanish, and English languages.
Luckily he had no responsibilities; his father and his twin brother had died when he was yet a boy, and his mother, whose only noteworthy achievement had been the naming of her twin sons Marquis de Lafayette and Lorenzo de Medici Randall, had supported herself and educated her child by making coats up to the very day of her death.
Though not rich, he was what would be called an educated southern gentleman.
I shall always have a great regard for the Miss Martins, especially Elizabeth, and should be very sorry to give them up, for they are quite as well educated as me.