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er·u·dite

 (ĕr′yə-dīt′, ĕr′ə-)
adj.
Having or showing great knowledge or learning. See Synonyms at learned.

[Middle English erudit, from Latin ērudītus, past participle of ērudīre, to instruct : ē-, ex-, ex- + rudis, rough, untaught; see rude.]

er′u·dite′ly adv.

erudite

(ˈɛrʊˌdaɪt)
adj
having or showing extensive scholarship; learned
[C15: from Latin ērudītus, from ērudīre to polish, from ex-1 + rudis unpolished, rough]
ˈeruˌditely adv
erudition, ˈeruˌditeness n

er•u•dite

(ˈɛr yʊˌdaɪt, ˈɛr ʊ-)

adj.
characterized by great erudition; learned or scholarly.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin ērudītus learned, orig. past participle of ērudīre to instruct =ē- e- + -rudīre, derivative of rudis rough, rude]
er′u•dite`ly, adv.
er′u•dite`ness, n.

erudite

- Meaning "having or showing knowledge," it traces to Latin eruditus/erudire, "bring out of an untrained state," with the base being rudis, "untrained; rude."
See also related terms for rude.

erudite

Having or involving great scholarship or learning.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.erudite - having or showing profound knowledge; "a learned jurist"; "an erudite professor"
scholarly - characteristic of scholars or scholarship; "scholarly pursuits"; "a scholarly treatise"; "a scholarly attitude"

erudite

erudite

adjective
Having or showing profound knowledge and scholarship:
Translations

erudite

[ˈerʊdaɪt] ADJerudito

erudite

[ˈɛrʊdaɪt] adj [person] → érudit(e); [book, style] → savant(e)

erudite

adjgelehrt; person alsogebildet, belesen

erudite

[ˈɛrʊˌdaɪt] adjerudito/a
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1) This unusual phrase, "the Roman, that is, the Greek faith" is repeated in the text, so we are not dealing with a mistake: ita tamen ut ipse religionem romanam sive grecam illis quibus interest, libere profiteri ac erudire .
Parochus ne ometta populum prudenter erudire de matrimonio sacramento eiusque impecimentis.
Hacia finales del siglo XVI, erudire significaba 'quitar la rudeza', 'ensenar'.