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Education vs. Formation

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Educationnoun

(uncountable) The process of imparting knowledge, skill and judgment.

‘Good education is essential for a well-run society.’;

Formationnoun

Something possessing structure or form.

Educationnoun

(countable) Facts, skills and ideas that have been learned, either formally or informally.

‘He has had a classical education.’; ‘The educations our children receive depend on their economic status.’;

Formationnoun

The act of assembling a group or structure.

Educationnoun

The act or process of educating; the result of educating, as determined by the knowledge skill, or discipline of character, acquired; also, the act or process of training by a prescribed or customary course of study or discipline; as, an education for the bar or the pulpit; he has finished his education.

‘To prepare us for complete living is the function which education has to discharge.’;

Formationnoun

(geology) A rock or face of a mountain.

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Educationnoun

the activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill;

‘he received no formal education’; ‘our instruction was carefully programmed’; ‘good teaching is seldom rewarded’;

Formationnoun

(military) A grouping of military units or smaller formations under a command, such as a brigade, division, wing, etc.

Educationnoun

knowledge acquired by learning and instruction;

‘it was clear that he had a very broad education’;

Formationnoun

(military) An arrangement of moving troops, ships, or aircraft, such as a wedge, line abreast, or echelon. Often "in formation".

Educationnoun

the gradual process of acquiring knowledge;

‘education is a preparation for life’; ‘a girl's education was less important than a boy's’;

Formationnoun

(sports) An arrangement of players designed to facilitate certain plays.

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Educationnoun

the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)

Formationnoun

The process of influencing or guiding a person to a deeper understanding of a particular vocation.

Educationnoun

the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior);

‘a woman of breeding and refinement’;

Formationnoun

The process during which something comes into being and gains its characteristics.

Educationnoun

the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979

Formationnoun

(category theory) A structure made of two categories, two functors from the first to the second category, and a transformation from one of the functors to the other.

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Education

Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, morals, beliefs, and habits. Educational methods include teaching, training, storytelling, discussion and directed research.

Formationnoun

The act of giving form or shape to anything; a forming; a shaping.

Formationnoun

The manner in which a thing is formed; structure; construction; conformation; form; as, the peculiar formation of the heart.

Formationnoun

A substance formed or deposited.

Formationnoun

Mineral deposits and rock masses designated with reference to their origin; as, the siliceous formation about geysers; alluvial formations; marine formations.

Formationnoun

The arrangement of a body of troops, as in a square, column, etc.

Formationnoun

an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit;

‘a defensive formation’; ‘a formation of planes’;

Formationnoun

a particular spatial arrangement

Formationnoun

the fabrication of something in a particular shape

Formationnoun

the act of forming something;

‘the constitution of a PTA group last year’; ‘it was the establishment of his reputation’; ‘he still remembers the organization of the club’;

Formationnoun

(geology) the geological features of the earth

Formationnoun

natural process that causes something to form;

‘the formation of gas in the intestine’; ‘the formation of crystals’; ‘the formation of pseudopods’;

Formationnoun

creation by mental activity;

‘the formation of sentences’; ‘the formation of memories’;

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