education


education
education ed‧u‧ca‧tion [ˌedjʊˈkeɪʆn ǁ ˌedʒə-] noun [uncountable]
the process of learning, for example at schools and universities, and the process by which your mind develops through doing this:

• The most important element of business education is teaching kids that business is more than just `chasing after big bucks.'

• a consulting firm specializing in management education and organization development

• Russian immigrants have very high levels of technical education.

ˌtertiary eduˈcation
education at university level

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education UK US /ˌedʒʊˈkeɪʃən/ noun [U]
the process of teaching and learning, or the organizations such as schools where this process happens: »

Investment in education is crucial to ensure that the workforce is equipped for the information economy.

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We see corporations increasingly active in the takeover of formerly public services, such as energy, transport, healthcare, or education.

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She is director of education and training at a City law firm.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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