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Etymology edit

education +‎ -al

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌɛd͡ʒʊˈkeɪʃənəl/, /ˌɛdjʊˈkeɪʃənəl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɛd͡ʒəˈkeɪʃənəl/, /ˌɛd͡ʒʊˈkeɪʃənəl/
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Adjective edit

educational (comparative more educational, superlative most educational)

  1. Of, or relating to education.
    A school is an educational establishment.
  2. Instructive, or helping to educate.
    They were shown an educational film about VD.
    I can't see the educational value of going on a field trip to the clothes factory.

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Noun edit

educational (plural educationals)

  1. A free (or low cost) trip for travel consultants, provided by a travel operator or airline as a means of promoting their service. A fam trip