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Main Entry: ed·u·ca·tion
Function: noun 1 a: the action or process of educating or of being educated b: knowledge, skill, and development gained from study or practice 2: the field of study that deals mainly with methods and problems of teaching - ed·u·ca·tion·al /-shnl, -shn-l/ adjective - ed·u·ca·tion·al·ly /-/ adverb synonymsEDUCATION, TRAINING mean an action or process of learning. EDUCATION suggests a general course of instruction in a school with the stress on mental development <much education is needed in order to become a lawyer>. TRAINING suggests practical and usually specific instruction for learning certain skills (as in a craft or trade) <six months of training for a clerk>.