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He was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge.
More and more parents are choosing to educate their children at home.
Children were educated in both arts and sciences.
The BBC's mission is to inform, educate, and entertain.
The mining museum was built to educate people about their local history.
Our job is to educate young people to think about the environment.
This is the British English definition of educate. View American English definition of educate.
the part of the nucleus of an atom that has a positive electrical charge
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