half-educated


half-educated

adjective

  1. having undergone education: educated people.
  2. characterized by or displaying qualities of culture and learning.
  3. based on some information or experience: an educated estimate of next year’s sales.

adjective

  1. not having benefited from a comprehensive education

adjective

  1. having an education, esp a good one
  2. displaying culture, taste, and knowledge; cultivated
  3. (prenominal) based on experience or information (esp in the phrase an educated guess)
adj.

1660s, past participle adjective from educate (v.). As an abbreviated way to say well-educated, attested from 1855. Educated guess first attested 1954.

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