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1. education

noun. ['ˌɛdʒəˈkeɪʃən, ˌɛdʒjuːˈkeɪʃən'] the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill.

Synonyms

  • course of instruction
  • extension
  • activity
  • course of study
  • extension service
  • preparation
  • team teaching
  • prep
  • work-study program
  • higher education
  • classroom project
  • university extension
  • course
  • extracurricular activity
  • didactics
  • lesson
  • secondary education
  • educational activity
  • class
  • homework
  • continuing education
  • coeducation
  • instruction
  • elementary education
  • classwork
  • pedagogy

Antonyms

  • discontinuation
  • activation
  • sink
  • source

Etymology

  • educatio (Latin)
  • educo (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Secondary Education

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word secondary-education


1. Noun Phrase
Obtain post-secondary education in accounting.

2. Noun Phrase
The award is granted to four students annually to help fund post-secondary education.

3. Noun Phrase
Obtain a bachelor's degree in secondary education at a four-year university.

4. Noun Phrase
Most people who have researched post-secondary education are familiar with the idea of four-year colleges.

2. secondary

adjective. ['ˈsɛkənˌdɛri'] being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate.

Synonyms

  • inessential
  • vicarious
  • supplemental
  • unoriginal
  • auxiliary
  • alternative
  • alternate
  • utility
  • supplementary
  • substitute
  • unessential
  • indirect
  • collateral
  • standby
  • second-string
  • subsidiary
  • thirdhand
  • secondhand

Antonyms

  • essential
  • primary
  • unexpendable
  • inessentiality

3. education

noun. ['ˌɛdʒəˈkeɪʃən, ˌɛdʒjuːˈkeɪʃən'] knowledge acquired by learning and instruction.

Synonyms

  • foundation
  • grounding
  • eruditeness
  • learning
  • learnedness
  • experience
  • physical education
  • encyclopaedism
  • mental object
  • encyclopedism
  • erudition
  • enlightenment
  • scholarship
  • cognitive content

Antonyms

  • unenlightenment
  • stand still
  • ebb
  • unnaturally

Etymology

  • educatio (Latin)
  • educo (Latin)

4. education

noun. ['ˌɛdʒəˈkeɪʃən, ˌɛdʒjuːˈkeɪʃən'] the gradual process of acquiring knowledge.

Synonyms

  • schooling
  • self-cultivation
  • acquisition
  • learning
  • special education
  • assimilation
  • school
  • mastering
  • acculturation
  • vocational training
  • vocational education

Antonyms

  • passive
  • active
  • ready
  • resolution

Etymology

  • educatio (Latin)
  • educo (Latin)

5. education

noun. ['ˌɛdʒəˈkeɪʃən, ˌɛdʒjuːˈkeɪʃən'] the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university).

Synonyms

  • instruction
  • pedagogy
  • profession

Antonyms

  • shortness
  • flexion
  • discontinuance
  • assembly

Etymology

  • educatio (Latin)
  • educo (Latin)

6. education

noun. ['ˌɛdʒəˈkeɪʃən, ˌɛdʒjuːˈkeɪʃən'] the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior).

Synonyms

  • breeding
  • upbringing

Antonyms

  • anastalsis
  • dormant
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • educatio (Latin)
  • educo (Latin)

7. secondary

adjective. ['ˈsɛkənˌdɛri'] not of major importance.

Antonyms

  • unobligated

8. secondary

adjective. ['ˈsɛkənˌdɛri'] depending on or incidental to what is original or primary.

Synonyms

  • incidental

Antonyms

  • important
  • necessary

9. secondary

noun. ['ˈsɛkənˌdɛri'] coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil.

Synonyms

  • secondary coil
  • secondary winding
  • coil

Antonyms

  • fresh
  • creative
  • unoriginality
  • unconventional

10. Education

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

Synonyms

  • executive department
  • Department of Education
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