(noun) “[A] social institution through which a society’s children are taught basic academic knowledge, learning skills, and cultural norms” (OpenStax College 2012).

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: educations
  • A specialist in education is a (noun) educationist or (noun) educationalist.

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OpenStax College. 2012. Education around the World. Connexions, July 11, 2012. (