|1.||the act or process of acquiring knowledge, esp systematically during childhood and adolescence|
|2.||the knowledge or training acquired by this process: his education has been invaluable to him|
|3.||the act or process of imparting knowledge, esp at a school, college, or university: education is my profession|
|4.||the theory of teaching and learning: a course in education|
|5.||a particular kind of instruction or training: a university education; consumer education|
discipline that is concerned with methods of teaching and learning in schools or school-like environments as opposed to various nonformal and informal means of socialization (e.g., rural development projects and education through parent-child relationships).
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