Etymology
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educated (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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Definitions of educated

educated (adj.)
possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge);
educated (adj.)
characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved;
an educated guess
Synonyms: enlightened
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