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Definition of "educational" []

  • Of or relating to education. (adjective)
  • Serving to educate; instructive: an educational film. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "educational" in a sentence
  • "They were “educational” cards, with pictures of Europe and Asia and Africa and America on, but it required only half a minute’s observation to tell us that they were gambling—betting on which educational card would turn up next."
  • "Instead, the services sell what they call "educational" scores—and what others have come to call "fako" scores."
  • "Over time, she has learned to impart good study methods, which she calls educational coaching."