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education (noun) – 1. The act or process of educating or being educated.
2. The knowledge or skill obtained or developed by a learning process.
3. A program of instruction of a specified kind or level.
4. The field of study that is concerned with the pedagogy of teaching and learning.
5. An instructive or enlightening experience:

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1530s, “child-rearing,” also “the training of animals,” from Middle French education (14th century) and directly from Latin educationem (nominative educatio) “a rearing, training,” noun of action from past-participle stem of educare. Originally of instruction in social codes and manners; meaning “systematic schooling and training for work” is from 1610s.

All education is despotism. [William Godwin, “Enquirer,” 1797]