Definition of educated in English:

educated

adjective

  • 1Having been educated.

    in combination ‘a Harvard-educated lawyer’
    1. 1.1 Resulting from or having had a good education.
      ‘educated tastes’
      • ‘The organisers stalwartly voiced their blunt, yet highly educated opinions in the ever-present media.’
      • ‘In their discussion of the debate they provide what women to date have sadly lacked, the information with which to make educated decisions for themselves.’
      • ‘However, the study found that in many cases persons from outside a village have been selected as teachers despite educated and willing persons available in the village.’
      • ‘Understanding the characteristics of suture materials is important to make an educated selection.’
      • ‘I have the finest educated palate for a decent cup of tea and a well textured scone.’
      • ‘If you don't understand that, chances are you are not operating from a viewpoint educated on the subject.’
      • ‘Armed with information you can make educated choices about how to make your home, car, office and community healthier.’
      • ‘His correspondence reveals a sensitive, educated man living a provincial semi-rural life.’
      • ‘He spits truth, struggle and pain but in such an educated and wisely put manner.’
      • ‘By informing women about these possible effects, then women will be able to make an educated and informed decision concerning their choice regarding the use of the pill or patch.’
      • ‘By using this guide, students can grasp an understanding of the complexity of professional nursing today and use this information to make an educated decision.’
      • ‘It's understood as a mark of educated cultivation, not wilful indulgence or evasion.’
      • ‘We are not endorsing any one brand of wax, but hope this information can help you make an educated decision in choosing a wax.’
      • ‘An educated choice requires the following information to help parents take responsibility for their own child's health care.’
      • ‘We are among the finest educated, creative and talented people in the world and yet we have the second highest rate of suicide globally - especially among young boys and men.’
      • ‘Having numerous perspectives from informed members of the community will allow for an educated dialogue and, ultimately, a judicious decision.’
      • ‘This time his tongue tickled a greater variety of refined, abstract words from his mouth, while speaking in an educated, urbane manner.’
      • ‘The patient must be given enough information to allow for an educated and reasoned healthcare decision.’
      • ‘Does the unit know or have they provided all the necessary information to make a truly informed / educated risk decision?’
      • ‘The Canadian consensus consists of those views that sensitive, educated people assume will be held by other sensitive, educated people.’
      informed, literate, schooled, tutored, well informed, well read, learned, knowledgeable, intellectually aware, enlightened, discerning, discriminating
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Pronunciation

educated

/ˈɛdjʊkeɪtɪd/