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Definition of Education

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  EDUCATION   noun
That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
 

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The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

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Regular definition:
EDUCATION:
?edju:?ke???n n. 1 the act or process of educating or being educated; systematic instruction. 2 a particular kind of or stage in education (further education; a classical education). 3 a development of character or mental powers. b a stage in or aspect of this (travel will be an education for you). °°educational adj. educationalist n. educationally adv. educationist n. [F ¸ducation or L educatio (as EDUCATE)]


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