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educate
01. The best way to keep your children away from dangerous drugs is to [educate] them to make wise choices for themselves.
02. She was [educated] in a private school in Austin.
03. He is a very [educated] man, with degrees in both history and geography.
04. My children have not received a religious [education] of any kind, so they know little of Christianity.
05. It is important to have at least a grade 12 [education] if you want to get a good job.
06. Working in a government office for the summer was a real [education] in how the government functions.
07. Some television shows, such as science programs, are very [educational] and interesting for both children and adults alike.
08. She is studying [education] at university, and is hoping to become an elementary school teacher.
09. The government has started a program to [educate] people on the dangers of drinking and driving.
10. The government has announced an increase to the [education] budget, in order to provide computers for every classroom.
11. Kirby has little formal [education], but his experience in his field is quite extensive.
12. Children who have special [educational] needs can meet with the teacher's aide once a week for extra help.
13. Better health [education] is needed to fight the spread of AIDS.
14. Studies suggest that on average, clergymen, lawyers, and doctors each have about 15,000 words in their vocabulary, while skilled workers who haven't had a college [education] use between 5,000 and 7,000 words.
15. Research shows that more [education] means longer life; college graduates live longer than people who did not complete high school.
16. Smiley Blanton once remarked that a sense of curiosity is nature's original school of [education].
17. Napoleon Hill once stated that [education] comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.
18. Malcolm Forbes once said that [education's] purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
19. There is a Chinese proverb which states, "If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, [educate] people."
20. [Education] prepares young people for future employment, and for contributing more fully to family and community life.
21. Henry Steele Commager once observed that [education] is essential to change, for [education] creates both new wants, and the ability to satisfy them.
22. Epictetus once stated that only the [educated] are free.

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  • educate — [ej′o͞o kāt΄, ej′əkāt΄] vt. educated, educating [ME educaten < L educatus, pp. of educare, to bring up, rear, or train < educere < e , out + ducere, to lead: see DUCT] 1. to train or develop the knowledge, skill, mind, or character of,… …   English World dictionary

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