The wealth of knowledge acquired by an individual after studying particular subject matters or experiencing life lessons that provide an understanding of something. Education requires instruction of some sort from an individual or composed literature. The most common forms of education result from years of schooling that incorporates studies of a variety of subjects. "Jamie knew the importance of an education, so she chose to go to a four-year university after graduating from high school."

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  • A lot of people gain the best education by utilizing book learning and then hands on practice to reinforce the book learning.

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  • Suzanne was not sure if she wanted to pursue further education through college. Now, four years later, she realizes that she made the right choice. She would not have landed her dream job without it!

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  • The applicant's college background and years of experience in the field proved she had the education needed to excel at the job.

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