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Definition of educational adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

educational

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌedʒuˈkeɪʃənl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌedʒuˈkeɪʃənl//
 
Teaching and learning
 
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connected with education; providing education children with special educational needs an educational psychologist an educational visit educational games/toys (= that teach you something as well as amusing you) Watching television can be very educational. See related entries: Teaching and learningExtra examples The school medical service was primarily educational in focus. An enquiry has been launched into educational provision in inner city areas. Are educational standards falling? Educational achievement in the country is slowly rising. Educational facilities in the area are poor. I don’t think this trip would be of any educational value. Many of the kids here have special educational needs. Many parents like to buy educational toys for young children. She has no formal educational qualifications. She works as an educational psychologist. Sometimes television can be highly educational. The two women were from similar social and educational backgrounds. What was the last educational establishment that you attended?
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: educational