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Definition of educated adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1-educated having had the kind of education mentioned; having been to the school or college mentioned privately educated children a British-educated lawyer He's a Princeton-educated Texan.
  2. 2having had a high standard of education; showing a high standard of education an educated and articulate person the educated elite He spoke in an educated voice.
  3. Idioms
    an educated guess
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    a guess that is based on some degree of knowledge, and is therefore likely to be correct
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